Alone

A poem by James Joyce

The noon's greygolden meshes make
All night a veil,
The shorelamps in the sleeping lake
Laburnum tendrils trail.

The sly reeds whisper to the night
A name, her name,
And all my soul is a delight,
A swoon of shame.

Reader Comments

Tell us what you think of 'Alone' by James Joyce

comments powered by Disqus

Home | Search | About this website | Contact | Privacy Policy