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|Author:||GreyIxia [ Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:13 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Sad Poetry|
I, personally, love sad poetry. It speaks to me in a way that no other type of poetry does or can. If anyone would like to share a sad poem or two, you're welcome to in this topic!
Here are two of my favorites:
Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
Sing, and the hills will answer;
Sigh, it is lost on the air;
The echoes bound to a joyful sound,
But shrink from voicing care.
Rejoice, and men will seek you;
Grieve, and they turn and go;
They want full measure of all your pleasure,
But they do not need your woe.
Be glad, and your friends are many;
Be sad, and you lose them all,—
There are none to decline your nectared wine,
But alone you must drink life’s gall.
Feast, and your halls are crowded;
Fast, and the world goes by.
Succeed and give, and it helps you live,
But no man can help you die.
There is room in the halls of pleasure
For a large and lordly train,
But one by one we must all file on
Through the narrow aisles of pain.
Alone by Edgar Allan Poe
From childhood’s hour I have not been
As others were—I have not seen
As others saw—I could not bring
My passions from a common spring—
From the same source I have not taken
My sorrow—I could not awaken
My heart to joy at the same tone—
And all I lov’d—I lov’d alone—
Then—in my childhood—in the dawn
Of a most stormy life—was drawn
From ev’ry depth of good and ill
The mystery which binds me still—
From the torrent, or the fountain—
From the red cliff of the mountain—
From the sun that ’round me roll’d
In its autumn tint of gold—
From the lightning in the sky
As it pass’d me flying by—
From the thunder, and the storm—
And the cloud that took the form
(When the rest of Heaven was blue)
Of a demon in my view—
(Iluvbooks13, I don't need you to reply )
|Author:||Iluvbookz13 [ Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:42 pm ]|
Oh you better believe you do!
Great poetry 5 Starz
|Author:||GreyIxia [ Thu Sep 03, 2009 8:18 pm ]|
|Author:||Iluvbookz13 [ Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:48 pm ]|
|Author:||GreyIxia [ Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:13 pm ]|
Oh come one. At least post a poem or something! (A sad one please, unlike your last "masterpiece".)
|Author:||Iluvbookz13 [ Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:17 pm ]|
You got it
[spoiler]A Sad Poem, a Sad Poem Written by ILuvBookz13
A sad poem, a sad poem,
oh my, what a sad poem,
A sad poem, a sad poem,
oh my, what a very sad poem this is[/spoiler]
|Author:||GreyIxia [ Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:19 pm ]|
AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! *pulls out huge clumps of hair*
Are you trying to annoy me?? 'Cause it's working!
|Author:||Iluvbookz13 [ Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:22 pm ]|
My work here is done
|Author:||GreyIxia [ Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:25 pm ]|
This is like the third time you've made me cwy
|Author:||Shalimar [ Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:37 am ]|
You guys are funny!
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