Verse > Anthologies > Harriet Monroe, ed. > Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, 1912–22
Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
By James Joyce
O bella, bionda
sei come l’onda
OF cool sweet dew and radiance mild
The moon a web of silence weaves
In the still garden where a child
Gathers the simple salad leaves.
A moon-dew stars her hanging hair,        5
And moonlight touches her young brow;
And, gathering, she sings an air:
“Fair as the wave is, fair art thou.”
Be mine, I pray, a waxen ear
To shield me from her childish croon,        10
And mine a shielded heart to her
Who gathers simples of the moon.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors · World Lit.