General Editor: Marc R. Plamondon
Representative Poetry Online, edition 6.0, is a web anthology of 4,800 poems in English and French by over 700 poets spanning 1400 years. more about RPO
A heartwarming gift for you on this cold Valentine’s Day: “Phyllis Loves Kelly,” 60 years of collected love poems from poet Phyllis Gotlieb to her husband, Kelly...
1I laid the strewings, darling, on thine urn;
2I lowered the torch, I poured the cup to Dis.
3Now hushaby, my little child, and learn
4Long sleep how good it is.
5In vain thy mother prays, wayfaring hence,
6Peace to her heart, where only heartaches dwell;
7But thou more blest, O mild intelligence!
8Forget her, and Farewell.