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Under The Cedarcroft Chestnut Analysis

Author: Poetry of Sidney Lanier Type: Poetry Views: 257

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Trim set in ancient sward, his manful bole

Upbore his frontage largely toward the sky.

We could not dream but that he had a soul:

What virtue breathed from out his bravery!

We gazed o'erhead:far down our deepening eyes

Rained glamours from his green midsummer mass.

The worth and sum of all his centuries

Suffused his mighty shadow on the grass.

A Presence large, a grave and steadfast Form

Amid the leaves' light play and fantasy,

A calmness conquered out of many a storm,

A Manhood mastered by a chestnut-tree!

Then, while his monarch fingers downward held

The rugged burrs wherewith his state was rife,

A voice of large authoritative Eld

Seemed uttering quickly parables of life:

`How Life in truth was sharply set with ills;

A kernel cased in quarrels; yea, a sphere

Of stings, and hedge-hog-round of mortal quills:

How most men itched to eat too soon i' the year,

`And took but wounds and worries for their pains,

Whereas the wise withheld their patient hands,

Nor plucked green pleasures till the sun and rains

And seasonable ripenings burst all bands

`And opened wide the liberal burrs of life.'

There, O my Friend, beneath the chestnut bough,

Gazing on thee immerged in modern strife,

I framed a prayer of fervency -- that thou,

In soul and stature larger than thy kind,

Still more to this strong Form might'st liken thee,

Till thy whole Self in every fibre find

The tranquil lordship of thy chestnut tree.


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