Sidney Lanier

(1842-1881 / Macon / Georgia)

Sidney Lanier Poems

1. Tyranny. 4/6/2010
2. Remonstrance. 4/6/2010
3. To Richard Wagner. 4/6/2010
4. To: Frau Nannette Falk-Auerbach 1/1/2004
5. Life And Song. 4/6/2010
6. The Ship Of Earth. 4/6/2010
7. The Golden Wedding Of Sterling And Sarah Lanier, September 27, 1868. 4/6/2010
8. Marsh Song -- At Sunset. 4/6/2010
9. On Violet's Wafers, Sent Me When I Was Ill 12/31/2002
10. Our Hills 12/31/2002
11. Laus Mariae 12/31/2002
12. Individuality. 4/6/2010
13. On A Palmetto 12/31/2002
14. Under The Cedarcroft Chestnut 12/31/2002
15. Opposition 12/31/2002
16. Sunrise 4/6/2010
17. The Centennial Cantata. 4/6/2010
18. To Dr. Thomas Shearer 12/31/2002
19. The Tournament 12/31/2002
20. Laughter In The Senate 12/31/2002
21. To Wilhelmina 12/31/2002
22. The Stirrup-Cup 12/31/2002
23. Jones's Porvate Argyment 12/31/2002
24. Strange Jokes 12/31/2002
25. To Nannette Falk-Auerbach 12/31/2002
26. The Crystal 12/31/2002
27. On Huntingdon's "Miranda" 12/31/2002
28. To My Class: On Certain Fruits And Flowers Sent Me In Sickness 12/31/2002
29. Nilsson 12/31/2002
30. How Love Looked For Hell. 4/6/2010
31. To J. D. H. 12/31/2002
32. The Battle Of Lexington 4/6/2010
33. The Harlequin Of Dreams 12/31/2002
34. To Beethoven 12/31/2002
35. To Charlotte Cushman 12/31/2002
36. Night 12/31/2002
37. The Dove 12/31/2002
38. Ode To The Johns Hopkins University 12/31/2002
39. Nirvana 12/31/2002
40. Resurrection 12/31/2002

Comments about Sidney Lanier

  • FloridaNativeBoB (4/1/2018 8:52:00 AM)

    My sentiments, exactly

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  • OneBirdieMa (2/10/2018 7:36:00 AM)

    What a find! I discovered Sidney Lanier yesterday and so have a new old poet to delve into. Also his The Science of poetry, or maybe it was verse.

  • Shdfhs (2/3/2018 8:21:00 AM)

    Invigorating seedling of massive and awesome growth theoretically tied...

  • Koena Mokoena Koena Mokoena (10/11/2011 8:28:00 AM)

    Good afternoon! i am so proud to read a poem like the sunrise song, because to me it proves a point that it is my time to rule the world! Hence, i can because anything is possible according to my own point of view. Have a nice day!

    Mr. Koena France Mokoena
    Also known as Nasty K.
    Rapper & poet: South Africa.

Best Poem of Sidney Lanier

A Song Of Eternity In Time

Once, at night, in the manor wood
My Love and I long silent stood,
Amazed that any heavens could
Decree to part us, bitterly repining.
My Love, in aimless love and grief,
Reached forth and drew aside a leaf
That just above us played the thief
And stole our starlight that for us was shining.

A star that had remarked her pain
Shone straightway down that leafy lane,
And wrought his image, mirror-plain,
Within a tear that on her lash hung gleaming.
"Thus Time," I cried, "is but a tear
Some one hath wept 'twixt hope and ...

Read the full of A Song Of Eternity In Time

My Springs

In the heart of the Hills of Life, I know
Two springs that with unbroken flow
Forever pour their lucent streams
Into my soul's far Lake of Dreams.

Not larger than two eyes, they lie
Beneath the many-changing sky
And mirror all of life and time,
-- Serene and dainty pantomime.

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