Jenny Joseph

(1932 / Birmingham)

The Sun Has Burst The Sky - Poem by Jenny Joseph

The sun has burst the sky
Because I love you
And the river its banks.

The sea laps the great rocks
Because I love you
And takes no heed of the moon dragging it away
And saying coldly 'Constancy is not for you'.
The blackbird fills the air
Because I love you
With spring and lawns and shadows falling on lawns.

The people walk in the street and laugh
I love you
And far down the river ships sound their hooters
Crazy with joy because I love you.


Comments about The Sun Has Burst The Sky by Jenny Joseph

  • (4/2/2018 7:33:00 PM)


    The sun has burst the sky
    Because I love you
    And the river its banks.

    The sea laps the great rocks
    Because I love you - - excellent poem, voted 10
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  • (4/2/2018 5:00:00 PM)


    The sea laps the great rocks
    Because I love you
    And takes no heed of the moon dragging it
    away
    And saying coldly 'Constancy is not for you'.
    (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (4/2/2018 4:05:00 PM)


    Blessed are the ones to experience such love. All is filled with joy to witness such love. (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (4/2/2018 3:35:00 PM)


    The sun has burst the sky
    Because I love you
    And the river its banks....... because i love they are crazy with joy. fine. i smiled.. thank u dear poetess. tony
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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/2/2018 7:50:00 AM)


    Your love for her builds a world of good things around her. Beautiful portrayal of pure passion.
    Nicely penned.
    Thanks poet.
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  • Glen Kappy (4/2/2018 7:47:00 AM)


    I never heard of Jenny Joseph nor read this poem before, but I like it. Her images use familiar things put in fresh ways with the hyperbolic excess of joy that love’s perspective can bring. -GK (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (4/2/2018 5:56:00 AM)


    The lover does attribute everything good happening in life to his love for his beloved.
    This shows the profundity and the scope of love. Nice poem. Thanks.
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (4/2/2018 2:57:00 AM)


    But now we must have clothes that keep us dry
    And pay our rent and not swear in the street
    And set a good example for the children.
    We must have friends to dinner and read the papers.............touching expression Beautiful poem. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the poem of the day.
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    Rajnish Manga (4/2/2018 6:10:00 AM)

    Sir, the lines reproduced here are from another poem 'Warning' by the same Poet. You may check-up. Thanks.

  • Mahtab Bangalee (4/2/2018 1:34:00 AM)


    Wo
    everything is here for your love and I love you wow
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  • Rae Seagull (4/2/2018 1:31:00 AM)


    A great expression of love! (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (4/2/2018 12:51:00 AM)


    Such a lovely write by Jenny Joseph👍👍👍 (Report) Reply

  • (2/27/2018 9:14:00 AM)


    Very nice poem 😘😘 (Report) Reply

  • (1/29/2018 1:57:00 AM)


    I follow in her wake (Report) Reply

  • (1/24/2018 6:08:00 AM)


    so very lovely... amazing how loving someone can make us feel x (Report) Reply

  • (1/6/2018 8:28:00 PM)


    People walk the street and laugh Becoz I love you This is a wonderful expressionm (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (10/3/2017 1:13:00 PM)


    The blackbird fills the air
    Because I love you
    With spring and lawns and shadows falling on lawns.

    A great poem by this amazing poet.
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  • Jeanette Telusma (7/21/2017 5:39:00 AM)


    The sun has burst the sky
    Because I love you
    And the river its banks.... yes, love can do such things. It is such a wonderful experience, one filled lots of joy and happiness. God's presence make such experience possible. I enjoyed reading it.
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  • Tapan M. Saren (4/16/2017 12:41:00 AM)


    Very romantic poem full of love (Report) Reply

  • (7/4/2016 2:36:00 PM)


    Full of the joy of love! beautifully expressed. love it!

    Tom Billsborough
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  • Susan Williams (3/19/2016 4:27:00 PM)


    Jenny Joseph- - your poem is the very essence of love with its beauty, its joy, and its obsession with itself! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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