Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, BY CELIA'S ARBOUR, by ANACREON

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BY CELIA'S ARBOUR, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: By celia's arbour all the night
Last Line: But tears of sorrow shed by me!
Alternate Author Name(s): Anakreon; Anacreontea
Subject(s): Grief; Love - Nature Of; Pain; Tears; Sorrow; Sadness; Suffering; Misery

BY Celia's arbour all the night
Hang, humid wreath, the lover's vow;
And haply, at the morning light,
My love shall twine thee round her brow.

Then if, upon her bosom bright,
Some drops of dew shall fall from thee,
Tell her, they are not drops of night,
But tears of sorrow shed by me!

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