Thomas Campbell

(1777-1844 / Glasgow / Scotland)

Song To The Evening Star

Poem by Thomas Campbell

1 Star that bringest home the bee,
2 And sett'st the weary labourer free!
3 If any star shed peace, 'tis thou,
4 That send'st it from above,
5 Appearing when Heaven's breath and brow
6 Are sweet as hers we love.

7 Come to the luxuriant skies
8 Whilst the landscape's odours rise,
9 Whilst far-off lowing herds are heard,
10 And songs, when toil is done,
11 From cottages whose smoke unstirred
12 Curls yellow in the sun.

13 Star of lover's soft interviews,
14 Parted lovers on thee muse;
15 Their remembrancer in heaven
16 Of thrilling vows thou art,
17 Too delicious to be riven
18 By absence from the heart.

Comments about Song To The Evening Star by Thomas Campbell

  • Henry Isaacs (3/6/2019 12:45:00 PM)

    Amazing poem! ! ! ! ! ! I’m doing it for the MCS poem recitation competition! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ”😎😎😎(Report)Reply

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  • Leslie SharpLeslie Sharp (11/2/2014 8:15:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem about love and what awaits us, one I will surely give my highest compliments to.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2001

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 13, 2001

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