John Boyle O'Reilly

(28 June 1844 - 10 August 1890 / Dowth Castle, County Meath)

A Kiss - Poem by John Boyle O'Reilly

LOVE is a plant with double root,
And of strange, elastic power:
Men's minds are divided in naming the fruit,
But a kiss is only the flower.


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  • Rajnish Manga (8/8/2017 3:25:00 AM)


    Lovely articulation of thoughts about love as a plant rooted to give us its flowers and fruits. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 20, 2012



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