John Davidson Life Poems

  • 1.
    'A letter from my love to-day!
    Oh, unexpected, dear appeal!'
    She struck a happy tear away,
    And broke the crimson seal.
  • 2.
    'Who affirms that crystals are alive?'
    I affirm it, let who will deny:
    Crystals are engendered, wax and thrive,
    Wane and wither; I have seen them die.
  • 3.
    In anguish we uplift
    A new unhallowed song:
    The race is to the swift;
    The battle to the strong.
  • 4.
    I couldn't touch a stop and turn a screw,
    And set the blooming world a-work for me,
    Like such as cut their teeth -- I hope, like you --
    On the handle of a skeleton gold key;
Total 4 Life Poems by John Davidson

Top 10 most used topics by John Davidson

Night 8 Sea 7 Sun 6 Heaven 6 Hope 5 Wall 5 World 5 Life 4 Great 4 Light 4

Write your comment about John Davidson

Poem of the day

Eugene Field Poem
The Bibliomaniac's Bride
 by Eugene Field

The women-folk are like to books,-
Most pleasing to the eye,
Whereon if anybody looks
He feels disposed to buy.

I hear that many are for sale,-
Those that record no dates,
And such editions as regale

Read complete poem

Popular Poets