Robert Crawford

(1868 - 13 January 1930 / Australia)

Beauty, Its Effect. - Poem by Robert Crawford

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.


Comments about Beauty, Its Effect. by Robert Crawford

  • Gold Star - 8,051 Points Herbert Guitang (8/4/2015 1:29:00 PM)

    a good envision about beauty. Thumbs up (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Gold Star - 5,396 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (8/4/2015 9:30:00 AM)

    'The acquaintance of her beauty like a dream, '
    ....Nice expression and have not read it before from any other poet. Good write. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,891 Points Kinyua Karanja (8/4/2015 8:22:00 AM)

    When falling in love you see illusions and exaggerated figures and images, You don't even distinguish an Angel from a devil. Love is blind. i love the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,304 Points Ramesh T A (8/4/2015 1:37:00 AM)

    If it is not serpentine beauty it is well and good one would feel! (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010



[Hata Bildir]