Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850-1894 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Love, What Is Love - Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson

LOVE - what is love? A great and aching heart;
Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.
Life - what is life? Upon a moorland bare
To see love coming and see love depart.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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