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'Love and Relationships' Poem Themes
English Mind Map on 'Love and Relationships' Poem Themes, created by Lindis Dixon on 06/06/2016.
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'Love and Relationships' Poem Themes
When We Two Parted
'When we two parted in silence and tears'
'Pale grew thy cheek'
'To sever for years'
'Long, long shall I rue thee'
'A knell in mine ear'
'Colder grew thy kiss
'That thy heart could forget'
After long years, how should I greet thee'
'Why not I with thine'
'Nothing in the world is single'
'What are all these kissing worth, if thou kiss not me'
'All things by a law divine'
'The fountains mingle with the river'
'Sunlight clasps the earth
'And give herself to me forever'
'That moment she was mine, mine'
'And I its love am gained instead'
'And thus we sit together now'
'Perfectly pure and good'
'Too weak, for all her hearts endeavour to set its struggling passion free'
'And strangled her
'i wound three time her little throat around'
Sonnet 29 - I Think Of Thee!
'Deep joy to see thee and hear thee'
' I think of thee - my thoughts do twin and bud'
' I do not think of thee - I am too near thee'
'Who art dearer, better!'
'Rather instantly Renew thy presence'
'My thoughts do twine and bud about the, as wild vines'
'Drop heavily down, - burst, shattered, everywhere!'
'I will not have my thoughts instead of thee'
'Put out broad leaves, and soon there's nought to see'
'O my palm-tree'
'Like an ominous bird a wing'
'They had fallen from an ash, and were grey'
'Alive enough to have strength to die'
'And a grin of bitterness swept thereby'
'A pond edged with greyish leaves
'The God-curst sun'
'Over tedious riddles of years ago'
'And wring with wrong, have shaped to me'
'And the sun was white, as though chidden of God'
'We stood by a pond that winter day'
The Farmer's Bride
' The brown of her - her eyes, her hair, her hair!'
'Tis but a stair Betwixt us.'
'Turned afraid of love and me'
'Alone, poor maid'
'Like the shut of a winter's day, her smile went out'
'But more's to do at harvest-time than bide and woo'
'Not near, not near!' her eyes beseech'
'She to her wild self. But what to me?'
'Sweet as the first wild violets'
'The blue smoke rises to the low grey sky'
'Wrenched from its orbit, go drifting away'
'And love is proved in the letting go'
'That hesitant figure, eddying away'
'Like a winged seed loosened from its parent stem'
'With the pathos of a half-fledged thing set free'
'You walking away from me towards the school'
'It is eighteen years ago, almost to the day'
'A sunny day with leaves just turning'
'Gnaws at my mind still'
'I never quite grasp to convey'
Letters From Yorkshire
'Pouring air and light into an envelope'
'Our souls tap out messages across the icy miles'
'Is your life more real because you dig and sow?'
'Seeing the seasons, turning, me with my heartful of headlines'
''You who sends me word of that other world'
'Watching the same news in different houses'
'Breaking ice on a waterbutt, clearing a path through snow'
'It's not romance, simply how things are'
'Digging in his garden, planting potatoes'
'Reddened in the warmth'
'They are waiting for me somewhere beyond Eden Rock'
'Crossing is not as hard as you might think'
'Over the drifted stream'
'They beckon to me from the other bank'
'In the same suit'
'Her hair, the colour of wheat, takes on the light'
'The same three plates'
'As if lit by three suns'
'Sometimes he rode me on his back'
'All I ever did was follow in his broad shadow'
'The sod rolled over without breaking'
'I stumbled in his hob-nailed wake'
'I wanted to grow up and plough'
'But today it is my father who keeps stumbling behind me'
'I was a nuisance, tripping, falling, yapping always'
'Fell sometimes on the polished sod'
'And will not go away'
'Angled at the ground, mapping the furrow exaxtly'
'The sweating team turned round and back into the land'
Mother, Any Distance
'Opens on an endless sky to fall or fly'
'Unreeling the years between us'
'You at the zero end, me with the spool of tape'
'Then leaving up the stairs, the line still feeding out'
'You come to help me'
'I space-walk through the empty bedrooms, climb the ladder to the loft'
'To breaking point, where something has to give'
Before You Were Mine
'I'm ten years away from the corner you laugh on'
'The thought of me doesn't occur'
'You'd teach me the steps on the way home from Mass'
'Even then I wanted the bold girl winking in Portobello'
'I knew you would dance like that'
'Ma stands at the close with a hiding for the late one. You reckon it's worth it'
'Movie tomorrows the right walk home could bring'
'I'm not here yet'
'Somewhere in Scotland, before I was born'
'That glamorous love lasts where you sparkle and waltz and laugh before you were mine'
' Now your ghost clatters towards me'
'The decade ahead of my loud, possessive yell'
'High heeled red shoes, relics'
'Like a pair of wings settling after flight'
'Our hands, that had, somehow swum the distance between us'
'As we skirted the lake. silent and apart'
'Gulping for breath'
'The clouds had given their all'
'Two days of rain and then a break'
'When I return from the tickle of my bride'
'Cos upstairs is my newly bride'
'But ven nobody in, I do di lock'
'Ven I return vid my pinnie untied'
Climbing My Grandfather
'I decided to do it free, without a rope or net'
'Knowing the slow pulse of his good heart'
'The glassy ride of a scar'
'An earth stained hand'
'Thick hair (soft and white at this altitude)'
'The wrinkles well-spaced and easy'
'Watching the clouds and birds circle feeling his heat'
Romantic Love - Longing
Romantic Love - Fulfilment
Romantic Love - Loss
Family Relationships - Independence
Family Relationships - Admiration
Family Relationships - Rebellion
Distance And Longing
Family Relationship - Strong Bonds
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