Madeleine Quinn
Joined: Nov 2015

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Submitted Poems 329 total

An Old Man’s View of Life

We tremble even in our happiness;
Hurried and dim, the unknown hours press
Heavy with care or grief, that none may ever guess.

The future is more present than the past:
For one look back a thousand on we cast,
And Hope doth ever Memory...

by Letitia Elizabeth Landon

added by Madeleine Quinn
1 day ago

"Good night"

Good night!—what a sudden shadow
Has fallen upon the air,
I look not around the chamber,
I know he is not there.
Sweetness has left the music,
And gladness left the light;
My cheek has lost its colour,
How could he say, Good night!
...

by Letitia Elizabeth Landon

added by Madeleine Quinn
3 days ago

The Desertion of the Muse

THE DESERTION OF THE MUSE. *

'Twas night! but by an airy form,

  My eye was waking kept,
Which gliding near me, seem'd to seek

  The pillow where I slept.

She strove to frown, but still her brow

  Was innocent and mild;
And...

by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney

added by Madeleine Quinn
6 months ago

Regard Due to the Feelings of Others

There is a plant that in its cell,

  All trembling seems to stand,
And bend its stalk, and fold its leaves,

  From each approaching hand.

And thus there is a conscious nerve,

  Within the human breast,
That from the rash or...

by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney

added by Madeleine Quinn
6 months ago

The Rising Moon

Beneath the soft glance of the slow-rising moon,

  Where the landscape was silent I rov'd,
While pleasures departed by memory were shewn,

  And I thought of the friends I had lov'd.

The mild breeze of eve through the branches that...

by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney

added by Madeleine Quinn
6 months ago

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