Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, TO LEONORA (AT HER DEBUT), by ROBERT UNDERWOOD JOHNSON



Poetry Explorer

Classic and Contemporary Poetry

Rhyming Dictionary Search
TO LEONORA (AT HER DEBUT), by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair sister of the muses, 'tis the hour
Last Line: Fame greets the artist -- I, the constant child.


FAIR sister of the Muses, 't is the hour,
Dearest of all, when thou dost wed thy Art.
No bride more radiant a more single heart
Gave to her chosen -- and what noble dower!
Graces akin to forest and to flower;
A spirit blithe as dawn; a soul astart;
A nature rich, to keep thee what thou art --
A star of beauty and a flame of power.

Now, while the tranced throng turn each to each
Sharing their joy, think'st thou on those young years
When many a day and night was unbeguiled
Save by this love that lightened toil and tears?
Thy music melts upon the verge of speech;
Fame greets the artist -- I, the constant child.





Other Poems of Interest...



Home: PoetryExplorer.net