Richard Crashaw

(1612 - 1649 / England)

But Men Loved Darkness Rather Than Light - Poem by Richard Crashaw

The world's light shines, shine as it will,
The world will love its darkness still.
I doubt though when the world's in hell,
It will not love its darkness half so well.

Topic(s) of this poem: darkness

Form: Epigram

Comments about But Men Loved Darkness Rather Than Light by Richard Crashaw

  • (4/12/2019 7:57:00 PM)

    A physicist who is true to Ahura Mazda will know the difference between the Longfellow's loss for the self and the idiotic plagerists who have foresaken the Nazarene confidence, have some leaway with the Mosaic that burn like God is noted from the greater doctors. (Report)Reply

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  • Aubrey silver (5/22/2009 9:34:00 PM)

    this is exelint and veary ture (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Thursday, February 12, 2015

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