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Broken Love

Rating: 3.3

MY Spectre around me night and day
Like a wild beast guards my way;
My Emanation far within
Weeps incessantly for my sin.

‘A fathomless and boundless deep,
There we wander, there we weep;
On the hungry craving wind
My Spectre follows thee behind.

‘He scents thy footsteps in the snow
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Florentina Enea 10 December 2007

I first found out about this wonderful poem in an incredible love story 'The heart of mine'. You should see the movie...

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Rudy Theophin 13 March 2011

I love William Blake poems, this is not my favorite poem of his but nonetheless I enjoy it. Superb! ! ! ! !

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Ruby Root 23 August 2006

Were the headstones, a real death and death of women he loved? I am not sure. Are these metaphors or does he tell a tale of horror. Great poem, great imagery and emotion.

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* Sunprincess * 01 February 2014

.......some very nice lines... ~‘And throughout all Eternity I forgive you, you forgive me. As our dear Redeemer said: “This the Wine, and this the Bread.”’~

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Dr Dillip K Swain 07 August 2021

I have no words to interpret this poem...timeless!

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Dr Dillip K Swain 13 May 2021

Second stanza is my favorite!

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Harry Carpenter 20 March 2021

My favourite.

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Tanya 24 May 2019

Thank you for my holiday home work

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Kalpana Sharma 03 June 2018

Thank you for my holiday homework

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