Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Durham / England
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Durham / England
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From ‘the Soul’s Travelling’

Rating: 2.7
God, God!
With a child’s voice I cry,
Weak, sad, confidingly—
God, God!
Thou knowest, eyelids, raised not always up
Unto Thy love (as none of ours are), droop
As ours, o’er many a tear!
Thou knowest, though Thy universe is broad,
Two little tears suffice to cover all:
Thou knowest, Thou, who art so prodigal
Of beauty, we are oft but stricken deer
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Ratnakar Mandlik 27 April 2019
A beautifully envisioned travel of the soul versified in an equally beautiful song.
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Subhas Chandra Chakra 26 April 2017
Thanks for the sharing of the beautiful poem.
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Brian Jani 02 May 2014
Nice poem I like it very much
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