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Poem by Arthur William Symons


Venice


Water and marble and that silentness
Which is not broken by a wheel or hoof;
A city like a water-lily, less
Seen than reflected, palace wall and roof,
In the unfruitful waters motionless,
Without one living grass's green reproof;
A city without joy or weariness,
Itself beholding, from itself aloof. 



Arthur William Symons

Poem Themes: Italy, Cities of Italy

Arthur William Symons's other poems:
  1. Serata Di Fiesta
  2. The Abandoned
  3. The Dogs
  4. By The Pool Of The Third Rosses
  5. Margery Of The Fens


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Frances Kemble Venice ("Night in her dark array")

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