Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Of Love: A Sonnet - Poem by Robert Herrick

How Love came in, I do not know,
Whether by th'eye, or ear, or no;
Or whether with the soul it came,
At first, infused with the same;
Whether in part 'tis here or there,
Or, like the soul, whole every where.
This troubles me; but I as well
As any other, this can tell;
That when from hence she does depart,
The outlet then is from the heart.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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