Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

CreationEarth Nature Photos

An Evening Song.

 Look off, dear Love, across the sallow sands,
And mark yon meeting of the sun and sea,
How long they kiss in sight of all the lands.
Ah! longer, longer, we.
Now in the sea's red vintage melts the sun, As Egypt's pearl dissolved in rosy wine, And Cleopatra night drinks all.
'Tis done, Love, lay thine hand in mine.
Come forth, sweet stars, and comfort heaven's heart; Glimmer, ye waves, round else unlighted sands.
O night! divorce our sun and sky apart Never our lips, our hands.

by Sidney Lanier
Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - An Evening Song.Email Poem |
Comment below this ad.

Top Sidney Lanier Poems

Analysis and Comments on An Evening Song.

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem An Evening Song. here.