Poems

Fancies

Surely the flowers of a hundred springs
Are simply the souls of beautiful things!

The poppies aflame with gold and red
Were the kisses of lovers in days that are fled.

The purple pansies with dew-drops pearled
Were the rainbow dreams of a youngling world.

The lily, white as a star apart,
Was the first pure prayer of a virgin heart.

The daisies that dance and twinkle so
Were the laughter of children in long ago.

The sweetness of all true friendship yet
Lives in the breath of the mignonette.

To the white narcissus there must belong
The very delight of a maiden's song.

And the rose, all flowers of the earth above,
Was a perfect, rapturous thought of love.

Oh! surely the blossoms of all the springs
Must be the souls of beautiful things.



Poem topics: , , , , , , , , ,

Rate this poem:

Add Fancies poem to your favorites

Add Poet Lucy Maud Montgomery to your favorites

Similar Poems
There is no similar poems related to "Fancies" poem.
All Lucy Maud Montgomery Poems

Popular Poets

Fannie Stearns Davis (4 poems)
Evie Shockley (2 poems)
Aeschylus (1 poems)
George Wither (8 poems)
Bert Leston Taylor (6 poems)
Amy King (6 poems)
Edith M. Thomas (4 poems)
Walter Conrad Arensberg (2 poems)
Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (2 poems)
Norreys Jephson O'Conor (2 poems)

Popular Poems

By Chivalries as tiny, by Emily Dickinson
Ch 02 The Morals Of Dervishes Story 40, by Saadi Shirazi
Country Letter, by John Clare
The Little Box, by Vasko Popa
The Burial Of The Reverend Gilfillan, by William Topaz McGonagall
A Wink From Hesper, by William Ernest Henley
Sacrifices, by Edgar Albert Guest
Psalm 95, by Isaac Watts
A Farewell To Tobacco, by Charles Lamb
The Power Of Prayer, by Sidney Lanier