425. Song—Had I a cave
HAD I a cave on some wild distant shore,
Where the winds howl to the wave’s dashing roar:
There would I weep my woes,
There seek my lost repose,
Till grief my eyes should close,
Ne’er to wake more!
Falsest of womankind, can’st thou declare
All thy fond, plighted vows fleeting as air!
To thy new lover hie,
Laugh o’er thy perjury;
Then in thy bosom try
What peace is there!
| Best Poems | Short Poems
Email Poem |
Top Robert Burns Poems
Analysis and Comments on 425. Song—Had I a cave
Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem 425. Song—Had I a cave here.