Sarah Flower Adams

(1805-1848 / Essex / England)

Love

Poem by Sarah Flower Adams

O Love! thou makest all things even
In earth or heaven;
Finding thy way through prison-bars
Up to the stars;
Or, true to the Almighty plan,
That out of dust created man,
Thou lookest in a grave,--to see
Thine immortality!


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  • Gulzar Hussain ranjoor (5/27/2019 2:26:00 PM)

    Rebecca Kyle posted Is like ed by me(Report)Reply

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  • Manpreet SinghManpreet Singh (5/26/2019 11:30:00 PM)

    In earth instead of " on earth" relates it to the lines mentioning grave.
    Reminds of other poem called " Leave me, O Love, which reachest but to dust; " by Sidney.(Report)Reply

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (5/26/2019 11:23:00 PM)

    " true to the Almighty plan
    That out of dust created man
    Thou lookest in a grave-to see
    thine immortality"
    Profound and forceful diction.(Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (5/26/2019 6:20:00 PM)

    One of the best poems by Sarah Flower Adams.........(Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (5/26/2019 3:02:00 AM)

    Love
    undecaying power
    only can make the path to the eternity(Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (5/26/2019 3:01:00 AM)

    True love! ! !
    Peace on earth,
    Righteousness!
    Also in Heaven.

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.(Report)Reply

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  • Adeeb AlfatehAdeeb Alfateh (5/26/2019 1:48:00 AM)

    true to the Almighty plan,
    That out of dust created man, .............love, a plan from the God(Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (5/26/2019 1:36:00 AM)

    Love is all encompassing. Loved reading this sweetly rhymed beautiful poem.
    Thanks a lot.(Report)Reply

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  • paul amrod (3/4/2019 2:39:00 PM)

    A beautiful thought!(Report)Reply

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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (4/17/2018 11:49:00 AM)

    Nice one. Short and sweet! ! Loved it.(Report)Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (12/9/2015 12:47:00 PM)

    Outstanding poem, If this is LOVE then We all will wish to be in grave...Awesome.100(Report)Reply

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  • Sossi KhachadourianSossi Khachadourian (12/26/2014 4:49:00 AM)

    O Love! thou makest all things even
    In earth or heaven;
    Finding thy way through prison-bars
    Up to the stars;
    Or, true to the Almighty plan,
    That out of dust created man,
    Thou lookest in a grave, - to see
    Thine immortality!(Report)Reply

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  • Gajanan MishraGajanan Mishra (12/26/2014 4:03:00 AM)

    true to the almighty plan, I like it. thanks.(Report)Reply

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  • Jossy Okun (11/9/2014 3:04:00 PM)

    Nice one poem(Report)Reply

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  • Jossy Okun (11/9/2014 3:04:00 PM)

    Nice one poem(Report)Reply

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  • Kay Staley (12/26/2013 7:11:00 PM)

    Pretty poem that doesn't rhyme with old fashioned language. It talks about what love can conquer and how you can use love but fails to mention all the hardships involved with love.(Report)Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (12/26/2013 2:57:00 PM)

    .......a wonderful imagination...I love this poem :)(Report)Reply

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  • Macanthony Chijioke NwatuMacanthony Chijioke Nwatu (12/26/2013 12:18:00 PM)

    Hmmm. Actually, that is what love is.(Report)Reply

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  • Ramesh RaiRamesh Rai (12/26/2013 11:21:00 AM)

    Love is unique gift of god which has no substitude.(Report)Reply

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  • Prince Ifeoluwa Daniel Shanu-olu (12/26/2013 3:27:00 AM)

    This poem discusses God as an epitome of an imperishable love by replicating himself in human form from the dust. The diction is simple and straight forward(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002