Robert Crawford

(1868 - 13 January 1930 / Australia)

Beauty, Its Effect.


I have been touched with her, and have ta'en (Unclear
The acquaintance of her beauty like a dream,
Or as it were a flower of Faerie breathed
By an immortal; for the light and air
Of life and love so, so endue her, she
Puts on and off the sweetest favours like
The momentary raiment that
A goddess dons and doffs.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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