Like One Who, Doomed.

A poem by Thomas Moore

Like one who, doomed o'er distant seas
His weary path to measure,
When home at length, with favoring breeze,
He brings the far-sought treasure;

His ship, in sight of shore, goes down,
That shore to which he hasted;
And all the wealth he thought his own
Is o'er the waters wasted!

Like him, this heart, thro' many a track
Of toil and sorrow straying,
One hope alone brought fondly back,
Its toil and grief repaying.

Like him, alas, I see that ray
Of hope before me perish,
And one dark minute sweep away
What years were given to cherish.

Reader Comments

Tell us what you think of 'Like One Who, Doomed.' by Thomas Moore

comments powered by Disqus

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