Walter de la Mare

(1873 - 1958 / Kent / England)

Moonlight - Poem by Walter de la Mare

The far moon maketh lovers wise
In her pale beauty trembling down,
Lending curved cheeks, dark lips, dark eyes,
A strangeness not their own.
And, though they shut their lids to kiss,
In starless darkness peace to win,
Even on that secret world from this
Her twilight enters in.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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