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.


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  • Adeeb Alfateh (6/9/2019 12:55:00 AM)

    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.

    great and great write 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++
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  • Louemile Rosch Mangulabnan (5/7/2019 3:44:00 AM)

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

    a killer verse
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  • (4/9/2019 3:11:00 PM)

    Bursted sun lol (Report)Reply

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  • (4/2/2019 11:56:00 PM)

    The love in mind changes every thing around in a wonderful way. Worthy modern poem of the Day. (Report)Reply

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  • Savita Tyagi (4/2/2019 8:25:00 AM)

    All is wonderful when love fills the soul. A very bright and cheerful poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Glen Kappy (4/2/2019 7:45:00 AM)

    love is transformative as this seemingly rough/artless poem illustrates for me. but i suspect a shrewd strategy behind its expression, a knowing that more " art" would lessen the impact of the wonderful feeling and perspective changed by love. -gk (Report)Reply

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  • (4/2/2019 4:05:00 AM)

    Thinking the whole world comes alive because " I love you." (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (4/2/2019 2:14:00 AM)

    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.......nice poetic expression. Beautiful poem.
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  • Mahtab Bangalee (4/2/2019 1:35:00 AM)

    everything
    everything
    and everything
    in this world is beautiful
    because I Love You..........//// great poetic expression
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  • Castellenas John (3/12/2019 1:49:00 AM)

    Amazing poetry for love. Thank you dear Jenny. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/26/2019 11:25:00 PM)

    Powerful metaphor to feel the sun bursting in the sky. Sweet/pungeant/ripe (Report)Reply

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  • Iftekhar Ifti (2/22/2019 11:41:00 PM)

    Soft narrative, nice composition of nature (Report)Reply

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  • (6/11/2018 9:10:00 AM)

    Superb (Report)Reply

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  • Bhargabi Dei Mahakul (6/7/2018 10:18:00 PM)

    Love of spring is sparking with beauty of perception of nature. Wonderful presentation is very strong as well as very soft. Sun has nice relationship with sky and sea. Both sky and sea hold reflection of sun-rays. People may walk in the street and laugh but this is true that there is love with deepness of action. Love is also power of universe. This is a stunning poem and excellently composed....10 (Report)Reply

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  • Susan Williams (6/7/2018 6:46:00 PM)

    Well, I love this poem because there is beauty in living and reading poetry as lovely as this. (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (6/7/2018 1:34:00 PM)

    The poem reflects the outpouring of emotions in a robust love affair.
    Everything seems emanating from its core. Thanks.
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/7/2018 11:20:00 AM)

    The sea laps the great rock! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Muzahidul Reza (6/7/2018 6:48:00 AM)

    Yes, love has power, and love for humanity has more power (Report)Reply

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  • Sheikh Shadi Marjan (6/7/2018 5:46:00 AM)

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

    ...............................Excellent
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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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