as childhoods dream.|| 1|
| Black as night when the tempests pass.|| 2|
|Bright and barren as the sea,|
Bare of sorrow, bare of glee.
| Broken up like baffled dreams.|| 4|
|Eager as men, when haply they have heard|
Of some new songster, some gay-feathered bird,
That hath oer blue seas strayed in hope to find
In our thin foliage here a summer home,
Fain would they catch the bright things in their mind,
And cage them into sonnets as they come.
| Fixed like a statue on his marble throne.|| 6|
| Fresh as the wells that stand in natural rock in summer woods or violet-scented grove.|| 7|
| Fret as in a cage.|| 8|
| Gleamed like the flocks of cloudlets bright in sunny air at morn.|| 9|
| Glow like webs of golden tissue in the sun.|| 10|
| Gloriously inflamed
like an aerial mist across the sky.|| 11|
| Pale and thin as an autumn moon.|| 12|
| Pearly pale,|
Like a white transparent veil.
| Float quietly, like Angels winnowing by.|| 14|
| Rose like a bewildering strain of oriental music.|| 15|
| Silent and troubled, like a man who feels he hath done that which he shall one day rue.|| 16|
|Soft as the songs of some shy hidden bird|
From the low fields of woodlands nightly heard.
| Soothing as the breath of spring.|| 18|
| That dream is in my heart, stirring, like spring within the unconscious earth setting the unborn summer in array.|| 19|
| Sway, like a trim galley, at her anchorage between two seas.|| 20|
| As thick as the sands of the wide wilderness.|| 21|
| Tingling, like cords of shaken lyres.|| 22|
Like a smooth golden lake breeze-wrinkled.
| Ubiquitous, like laws dread majesty.|| 24|
| Unreal as a dream.|| 25|
| White as snow-wreath in the eye of spring.|| 26|