Mar 19 2005

Love in life

Published by at 1:43 am under Robert Browning Love Poems

Love in life

Robert Browning

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!

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20 Responses to “Love in life”

  1. Gueston 14 Apr 2005 at 11:34 am

    that is a very nice poems

  2. Gueston 04 May 2005 at 8:44 pm

    This poem inspires me and really moves me, it\’s beautiful!!!

  3. Gueston 05 May 2005 at 3:31 pm

    I like it but it\’s kind of old timy

  4. Gueston 06 Apr 2006 at 10:49 pm

    this poem inspires me and fulfills my eveything and make s me thimk about my baby alot

  5. Aimee Zamoraon 29 Apr 2007 at 9:27 pm

    THIS POEM IS SO ALSOME I LOVE IT!!!!**** :p

  6. Bobi Bigelow, Marketing @ Alpion 31 Aug 2007 at 11:49 am

    This is such an emotional poem. It makes you stop and think or at least it does me. Why don\’t we try harder to fix troubles rather than run from them.

  7. pooon 16 Mar 2008 at 5:26 am

    :? :? :? I dont get get it :grin :grin
    seiously i dont

  8. Gueston 31 Mar 2008 at 1:01 am

    i dnt get it ? ? ?

    i agree with poo ? ?

  9. BLACK ROSEon 19 Feb 2008 at 6:12 am

    :cry :cry :cry :cry :cry :cry [B]NO MORE NO MORE[/B]

  10. FREDon 20 May 2008 at 4:20 pm

    :eek :eek :upset :zzz :sigh :x :cry :( :( :( :( 8) 8) :grin :grin :grin :roll :roll :cry :cry :( :(

  11. Valentinaon 26 May 2008 at 10:43 pm

    is this sad..? :cry

  12. i have no nameon 30 May 2008 at 7:29 pm

    ha!!! the couch wears perfume!! :zzz

  13. WHOA!on 25 Sep 2008 at 1:33 pm

    :sigh
    it\’s mind blowing

  14. Butterflyyon 23 Jul 2008 at 12:01 pm

    I think he\’s looking forward to finding her and getting a little uh-huh!

  15. mohdon 31 Dec 2008 at 11:50 am

    :cry waaw im actually crying

  16. moura on 04 May 2009 at 1:49 pm

    I think poem shows that you can losse love even when you think you have it :)

  17. puranon 05 Jun 2010 at 11:21 pm

    with this english surely dies
    or if already dead, then is retired from the dictionary

  18. Nellieon 17 Oct 2010 at 11:57 pm

    I think this poem is about looking for and pursuing love, but being unable to find it. “She goes out as I enter.” But he doesn’t give up; there are still more rooms to look into! More suites to explore! And it’s only twilight–the day hasn’t ended yet! :)

  19. Rebecaon 13 Feb 2013 at 9:44 pm

    This poem is sad but lovely how he talks about his wife that passed away.

  20. Carley Trouetteon 13 May 2016 at 3:00 pm

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