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A Serenade At The Villa

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That was I, you heard last night,
When there rose no moon at all,
Nor, to pierce the strained and tight
Tent of heaven, a planet small:
Life was dead and so was light.

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Not a twinkle from the fly,
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Khairul Ahsan 22 January 2019
'When the crickets stopped their cry, When the owls forbore a term, You heard music; that was I' - So wonderful, sounds like music to my ears! 'Life was dead and so was light' - Such a sublime expression!
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M Asim Nehal 22 January 2019
Great poem with some exceptional stanzas. When the fire-fly hides its spot, ``When the garden-voices fail ``In the darkness thick and hot, - - ``Shall another voice avail, ``That shape be where these are not?
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Ratnakar Mandlik 22 January 2019
A beautifully conceived life song rich in rhythm, rhyme and meaning too. Enjoyed the melodious song.
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Savita Tyagi 22 January 2019
Enjoyed the poetic softness through out this poem.
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Darren Jkoeryo 22 January 2019
Every four lines have its own meaning.
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Chukwuebuka Adebayo 22 January 2019
i love every bit of his poems
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Anil Kumar Panda 22 January 2019
Wonderful poetry. Enjoyed thoroughly. Thanks for posting.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 22 January 2019
One of the best poems of Robert Browning.............
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Ramesh T A 22 January 2019
A deserted Villa nicely depicted by Poet Robert Browning reveals his wonderful skill to weave a perfect verse to read and follow indeed!
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Prabir Gayen 22 January 2019
Very deep rooted thought...an imaginative fullness.. ...really serenade at villa....villa of mind and nature
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