To A Dark Eyed Lady

by John Lars Zwerenz

John Lars Zwerenz

To A Dark Eyed Lady

I ventured out in the dew at dawn,
To the florid countryside,
Walking on an emerald lawn,
Dreaming of a youthful bride.

There brooks of blue,
Lit by the sun,
Ran flowing through
Gardens and glades.
One by one,
In the scented boon
Of amaranthine shades,
I discovered at noon: -
Forested promenades!

I came upon a marble square,
Where a princess roved, with sable hair!
(She was dressed in ancient style.)
There were rhapsodies in her diamond eyes,
And moonbeams in her smile.

Then the rays of the amber sunlight,
Ascended with a redolent breeze,
As our empassioned sighs
Reached their flowery height
In the canticles of the turquoise skies,
In the cello of our ecstasies.

John Lars Zwerenz

From: 
New Poems by John Lars Zwerenz



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ABOUT THE POET ~
John Lars Zwerenz (1969- ) is an American impressionistic poet. He is considered one of the most important new literary figures in the world, both internationally and in The United States. He has published seven books of poetry, all of which have risen dramatically in price since their original publication. Zwerenz owns a B.A. in English from The City University Of New York At Queens College and has traveled extensively throughout The United States and overseas as a kind of literary wanderer. He has held a bohemian reputation since his youth. Zwerenz's two most recent poetry books, "Ecstasy And Other Poems", released in December of 2016, and "Elysian Meadows", released in February of 2017, have been published by ATLA Publishing, based in The UK. His poems have also appeared prolifically in International Magazines and other anthologies. Zwerenz's poetry is often highly spiritual in nature. His verse almost always adheres to strict, metrical stanzas. He currently resides in The United States, and is 48 years of age., - Rachael Canter


Last updated March 12, 2017