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We cannot live, except thus mutually
We alternate, aware or unaware,
The reflex act of life: and when we bear
Our virtue onward most impulsively,
Most full of invocation, and to be
Most instantly compellant, certes, there
We live most life, whoever breathes most air
And counts his dying years by sun and sea.
But when a soul, by choice and conscience, doth
Throw out her full force on another soul,

The conscience and the concentration both make
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: love,romantic
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Adrian Flett 15 February 2019

Both intellectual and emotional expressions of love in a wonderful sonnet. The magnetic force of love..

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Bernard F. Asuncion 15 February 2019

A lovely poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning....

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Mahtab Bangalee 15 February 2019

wow superbly written of romantic love- The conscience and the concentration both make mere life, Love //

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i love you 24 April 2018

i liked how they over said the word's with her voice

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Ramesh T A 15 February 2019

Beautiful sonnet highlighting about Love's sooth in life against all sufferings one has to deal with!

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Dr Antony Theodore 27 July 2020

The conscience and the concentration both make mere life, Love. For Life in perfect whole And aim consummated, is Love in sooth, As nature's magnet-heat rounds pole with pole. love and romantic. well portrayed. tony

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Dr Antony Theodore 27 April 2020

For Life in perfect whole And aim consummated, is Love in sooth, As nature's magnet-heat rounds pole with pole. very fine poem. tony

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Ratnakar Mandlik 15 February 2019

The most precious place of love in a life, particularly human life, has been marvelously revealed in this beautiful love song.

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Practicing Poetess 15 February 2019

A perfectly pertinent poem from the pen of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, during this season of love!

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Edward Kofi Louis 15 February 2019

Innovative! ! ! ! Invocation. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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