Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

CreationEarth Nature Photos


 Written for the Art Autograph during the Irish Famine, 1880.
Heartsome Ireland, winsome Ireland, Charmer of the sun and sea, Bright beguiler of old anguish, How could Famine frown on thee? As our Gulf-Stream, drawn to thee-ward, Turns him from his northward flow, And our wintry western headlands Send thee summer from their snow, Thus the main and cordial current Of our love sets over sea, -- Tender, comely, valiant Ireland, Songful, soulful, sorrowful Ireland, -- Streaming warm to comfort thee.

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

Top Sidney Lanier Poems

Analysis and Comments on Ireland.

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem Ireland. here.

Commenting has been disabled for now.