Verse > Anthologies > Sara Teasdale, ed. > The Answering Voice
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Sara Teasdale, comp. (1884–1933).
The Answering Voice: One Hundred Love Lyrics by Women.  1917.
 
Ecstasy
By Sarojini Naidu
 
COVER mine eyes, O my Love!
  Mine eyes that are weary of bliss
As of light that is poignant and strong.
  Oh, silence my lips with a kiss,
My lips that are weary of song!        5
 
Shelter my soul, O my Love!
  My soul is bent low with the pain
And the burden of love, like the grace
  Of a flower that is smitten with rain;
Oh, shelter my soul from thy face!        10
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors