Apostasy By Charlotte Brontë

Apostasy THIS last denial of my faith, Thou, solemn Priest, hast heard; And, though upon my bed of death, I call not …

Life By Charlotte Brontë

Life LIFE, believe, is not a dream So dark as sages say; Oft a little morning rain Foretells a pleasant day. Sometimes …

Stanzas By Charlotte Brontë

Stanzas IF thou be in a lonely place, If one hour’s calm be thine, As Evening bends her placid face O’er this …

Mementos By Charlotte Brontë

Mementos ARRANGING long-locked drawers and shelves Of cabinets, shut up for years, What a strange task we’ve set ourselves ! How still …

Passion By Charlotte Brontë

Passion SOME have won a wild delight, By daring wilder sorrow; Could I gain thy love to-night, I’d hazard death to-morrow. Could …

The Missionary By Charlotte Brontë

The Missionary LOUGH, vessel, plough the British main, Seek the free ocean’s wider plain; Leave English scenes and English skies, Unbind, dissever …

Gilbert By Charlotte Brontë

Gilbert I. THE GARDEN. ABOVE the city hung the moon, Right o’er a plot of ground Where flowers and orchard-trees were fenced …

Parting By Charlotte Brontë

Parting THERE’S no use in weeping, Though we are condemned to part: There’s such a thing as keeping A remembrance in one’s …

Frances By Charlotte Brontë

Frances SHE will not sleep, for fear of dreams, But, rising, quits her restless bed, And walks where some beclouded beams Of …

Evening Solace By Charlotte Brontë

Evening Solace THE human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed;­ The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, …

Pleasure By Charlotte Brontë

Pleasure A Short Poem or Else Not Say I True pleasure breathes not city air, Nor in Art’s temples dwells, In palaces …