George Santayana Love Poems

  • 1.
    I

    Behoild Pelides with his yellow hair,
    Proud child of Thetis, hero loved of Jove;
    ...
  • 2.
    As in the midst of battle there is room
    For thoughts of love, and in foul sin for mirth;
    As gossips whisper of a trinket's worth
    Spied by the death-bed's flickering candle-gloom;
    ...
  • 3.
    See this bowl of purple wine,
    Life-blood of the lusty vine!
    All the warmth of summer suns
    In the vintage liquid runs,
    ...
  • 4.
    The muffled syllables that Nature speaks
    Fill us with deeper longing for her word;
    She hides a meaning that the spirit seeks,
    She makes a sweeter music than is heard.
    ...
  • 5.
    As in the midst of battle there is room
       For thoughts of love, and in foul sin for mirth;
       As gossips whisper of a trinket's worth
    Spied by the death-bed's flickering candle-gloom;
    ...
  • 6.
    We needs must be divided in the tomb,
    For I would die among the hills of Spain,
    And o'er the treeless, melancholy plain
    Await the coming of the final gloom.
    ...
  • 7.
    As in the midst of battle there is room
    For thoughts of love, and in foul sin for mirth;
    As gossips whisper of a trinket's worth
    Spied by the death-bed's flickering candle-gloom;
    ...
Total 7 Love Poems by George Santayana

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