'Let the organ peal out once more,'


Let the organ peal out once more,
Like a first spring thunderstorm;
From behind your bride's shoulder,
My half-closed eyes will gaze.

Farewell, goodbye, be happy my friend,
Ireturn you your sweet vow,
But don't let your passionate one
See my inimitable ravings –

That would inject a burning venom
Into your blessed, joyful union…
And I go to claim a marvellous garden
Where grass rustles, the Muse declaims.


facebook share button twitter share button google plus share button tumblr share button reddit share button email share button share on pinterest pinterest

Create a library and add your favorite stories. Get started by clicking the "Add" button.
Add 'Let the organ peal out once more,' to your own personal library.

Return to the Anna Akhmatova Home Page, or . . . Read the next poem; "Like a White Stone"

Anton Chekhov
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Susan Glaspell
Mark Twain
Edgar Allan Poe
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Herman Melville
Stephen Leacock
Kate Chopin
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson