Poems by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

Poems by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

Portrait of a Gentleman, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

Tower of stone
Rugged and lonely,
My thoughts like ivy
Embrace my memory of you,
Climbing r...

Possession, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

I hold you fast, your hurrying breath,
Your wandering feet, your restless heart,
Are mine a...

The Shining Bird, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

A bird is three things:
Feathers, flight and song,
And feathers are the least of these. &nbs...

The Silent Pool, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

Your smile is a heron, flying
Over waters cool,
My thoughts of you are blue Iris!
Today is t...

Singalese Love Songs, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

I Your eyes are beautiful beggars,
Careless singing minstrels,
Who will not starve
Nor slee...

Spectrum of Mrs. Q, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

Fear not, beautiful lady,
That I shall ravish you!
Your arms are langorous lilies--
There is...

St. Faith's Eve, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

We stood together on a balcony
An hour when the night
Died into blackness,
And light mist
Cu...

Summer Night, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

Rain, rain murmuring endless complaints
In mournful whisperings that never cease,
You bring m...

A Temple, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

I. DOORWAY Carven angels
On the portals,
Angels with crowns, and eagles
And golden lions
O...

Three Spectra, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

Of Mrs. X You--
Too well fed for rebellion,
Too lazy for self-respect, too timid for murder,...

To an Absent Child, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

I At first in dreams
I pressed you so close
That you melted away on my breast,
But now I wai...

Winter Valley, by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

I Grey grasses drown
In thin brown water
Wound like a chain on the valley's
Sunken breast. &n...