Krands fra Orientens Skove!
Lilliebrev fra Ganges dybe Vove!
Jeg forstod din Blomserrøst.
Laurbærkrands med Himalayaluften!
Krands med Virak- og med Myrrhaduften!
Du med Oliebladet kom i Høst.

Krands fra Fredens Palmeskove!
Irisbue paa Bedriftens Vove!
Seierskrands med Perlers Skat!
Du var med den Frommes Taarer badet.
Arkens Due kom med Oliebladet -
Og mit Øie saae mod Ararat.


About Bernhard Severin Ingemann


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Poet of the day

George Essex Evans was an Australian poet.

Biography

Evans was born in London on 18 June 1863. Both his parents were Welsh. Evans's father, John Evans, Q.C., died in 1864 when Evans was only a few months old. John Evans, who was the Treasurer of the Inner Temple and a...
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Poem of the day


In o'er-strict calyx lingering,
Lay music's bud too long unblown,
Till thou, Beethoven, breathed the spring:
Then bloomed the perfect rose of tone.

O Psalmist of the weak, the strong,
O Troubadour of love and strife,
Co-Litanist of right and wrong,
Sole Hymner of...
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