Dante Gabriel Rossetti

London / England
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
London / England
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The Card-Dealer

Could you not drink her gaze like wine?
Yet though its splendour swoon
Into the silence languidly
As a tune into a tune,
Those eyes unravel the coiled night
And know the stars at noon.
The gold that's heaped beside her hand,
In truth rich prize it were;
And rich the dreams that wreathe her brows
With magic stillness there;
And he were rich who should unwind
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John S 06 November 2015
In case you're wondering, the painting he was looking at when he wrote this poem was ‘The Wish’, Theodore von Holst It would be nice if poemhunter would let you upload the jpeg so the reader can understand what the poet is describing. Considering Rossetti was a painter and a poet, it would be neat to see some type of verbal stimuli (poetry) and visual stimuli (his art work) displayed together. The more senses you can involve the better.
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