Sidney Lanier

(1842-1881 / Macon / Georgia)

Sidney Lanier Poems

41. Resurrection 12/31/2002
42. Rose-Morals 12/31/2002
43. To ----, With A Rose 12/31/2002
44. Martha Washington 12/31/2002
45. To Baynard Taylor 12/31/2002
46. Owl Against Robin 12/31/2002
47. Night And Day 12/31/2002
48. To Our Mocking-Bird 12/31/2002
49. From The Flats. 12/31/2002
50. The Palm And The Pine 12/31/2002
51. In The Foam. 12/31/2002
52. Tampa Robins 12/31/2002
53. Special Pleading 12/31/2002
54. The Bee 12/31/2002
55. The Dying Words Of Stonewall Jackson 12/31/2002
56. Marsh Hymns 12/31/2002
57. The Power Of Prayer 12/31/2002
58. Thou And I 12/31/2002
59. To ---- 12/31/2002
60. In Absence. 12/31/2002
61. Control 1/1/2004
62. The Hard Times In Elfland 12/31/2002
63. A Dedication. To Charlotte Cushman. 12/31/2002
64. Nine From Eight 12/31/2002
65. The Symphony 12/31/2002
66. The Mocking-Bird 12/31/2002
67. Song Of The Chattahoochee 4/6/2010
68. Uncle Jim's Baptist Revival Hymn 12/31/2002
69. The Revenge Of Hamish 12/31/2002
70. Struggle 12/31/2002
71. An Frau Nannette Falk-Auerbach. 12/31/2002
72. The Raven Days 12/31/2002
73. Hymns Of The Marshes. 12/31/2002
74. Barnacles 12/31/2002
75. A Sea-Shore Grave. To M. J. L. 12/31/2002
76. Spring Greeting 12/31/2002
77. A Song Of Love 4/6/2010
78. Corn. 12/31/2002
79. Thar's More In The Man Than Thar Is In The Land 12/31/2002
80. My Springs 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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