Robert Browning

(1812-1889 / London / England)

Love In A Life

Poem by Robert Browning

I.

Room after room,
I hunt the house through
We inhabit together.
Heart, fear nothing, for, heart, thou shalt find her---
Next time, herself!---not the trouble behind her
Left in the curtain, the couch's perfume!
As she brushed it, the cornice-wreath blossomed anew:
Yon looking-glass gleaned at the wave of her feather.

II.

Yet the day wears,
And door succeeds door;
I try the fresh fortune---
Range the wide house from the wing to the centre.
Still the same chance! She goes out as I enter.
Spend my whole day in the quest,---who cares?
But 'tis twilight, you see,---with such suites to explore,
Such closets to search, such alcoves to importune!


Comments about Love In A Life by Robert Browning

  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (11/3/2019 6:40:00 PM)

    Well expressed thoughts and feelings. An insightful piece of poetry written with conviction. Thanks for sharing......................(Report)Reply

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  • Adeeb AlfatehAdeeb Alfateh (5/29/2019 1:20:00 AM)

    Still the same chance! She goes out as I enter.
    Spend my whole day in the quest, - -who cares?

    great(Report)Reply

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  • Chandan DeyChandan Dey (7/25/2018 1:25:00 PM)

    Love is mystery, yet truth. A romantic search of Love throughout the Life, an extraordinary poem from an extraordinary poet.
    Chandan

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  • Binayakumar MohantyBinayakumar Mohanty (11/11/2017 11:17:00 AM)

    Thanks for sharing poem of such a great poet.(Report)Reply

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  • Kishor Kumar MishraKishor Kumar Mishra (10/29/2017 9:38:00 PM)

    Searching for the love with all hopes. A poem nicely described. Thanks for sharing the poem of a great poet.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2001

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 13, 2001


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