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Poem by Letitia Elizabeth Landon


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I do not weep that thou art laid
Within the silent tomb;
I weep not that the cold death-shade
Hath marr'd thy youth's sweet bloom.
'Tis with no wish to wake thy sleep
These tears thy grave bedew;
Ah, no!ah, no! I only weep
I am not sleeping too.
What is my life, but a vain show,
Of its last hope bereft?
What spell can soothe the soul of woe,
That has but memory left?
How dear, how very dear thou art,
These bitter drops may tell;
Sole treasure of my lonely heart,
A long and sad farewell! 



Letitia Elizabeth Landon


Letitia Elizabeth Landon's other poems:
  1. The Missionarys Wife
  2. Windleshaw Abbey, or, The Funeral
  3. Sassoor, in the Deccan, or, Thoughts of Christmas-Day in India
  4. Curtius
  5. Linmouth, or, The Country Retreat


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • George Byron Stanzas ("When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home") November 5, 1820
  • William Wordsworth Stanzas ("IF life were slumber on a bed of down")
  • Percy Shelley Stanzas ("Away! the moor is dark beneath the moon") April, 1814
  • Emily Brontë Stanzas ("I'll not weep that thou art going to leave me")
  • Anne Brontë Stanzas ("Oh, weep not, love! each tear that springs")
  • Charlotte Bront Stanzas ("IF thou be in a lonely place")
  • Thomas Gent Stanzas ("Say, why is the stern eye averted with scorn")
  • Mary Robinson Stanzas ("WHEN fragrant gales and summer showrs")
  • Maria Jewsbury Stanzas ("I SAW rich roses springing")
  • Laura Temple Stanzas ("Now brightly smiles the cloudless sky")

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