"Ophelia," by John Everett Millais‘A Song to Some Lady’ by Justin T. Monelt The Society August 20, 2016 Beauty, Culture, Poetry 1 Comment If I were to have been conceived Beneath a greater star, My sorrows would have been reprieved By powers great and far. Were I to have been born as strong As storm and fire and sea, Your royal heart would never belong To any man but me. Yet surely as the evening sets Her cover over the day, And wintry hoar falls and besets The dainty flowers of May, I’ll lay to rest all blissful thoughts Of passion and desire, And smother out the spark that wrought This once enticing fire. Justin Monelt is a 23-year-old poet living in New York. NOTE: The Society considers this page, where your poetry resides, to be your residence as well, where you may invite family, friends, and others to visit. Feel free to treat this page as your home and remove anyone here who disrespects you. Simply send an email to email@example.com. Put “Remove Comment” in the subject line and list which comments you would like removed. The Society does not endorse any views expressed in individual poems or comments and reserves the right to remove any comments to maintain the decorum of this website and the integrity of the Society. Please see our Comments Policy here. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) One Response Zachary Dilks August 25, 2016 Beautiful and sad, Justin. You have a fine way of writing directly to the soul Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.