Christopher John Brennan

(1 November 1870 – 5 October 1932 / Sydney / Australia)

Because She Would Ask Me Why I Loved Her


If questioning would make us wise
No eyes would ever gaze in eyes;
If all our tale were told in speech
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  • Veteran Poet - 2,968 Points K.c. Ford (5/18/2014 11:38:00 AM)

    A cracking poem! This is the first poem I've read from him. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 127 Points Kirti Sharma (5/18/2014 5:50:00 AM)

    'Then seek not, sweet, the If and Why
    I love you now until I die.
    For I must love because I live
    And life in me is what you give.'

    true lover's line...
    beautiful line
    I loved it! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 508 Points Ramesh T A (5/18/2013 3:09:00 PM)

    Rhyme and rhythm of the poem make it read and enjoy! Nice poem for new comers to learn skill to perform poetry writing so! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Prakhar Mishra (7/2/2012 11:45:00 PM)

    my favorite of all times i sit and read and am not in the position to think much because love stops me doing anything else (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,685 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (5/21/2012 3:46:00 AM)

    such a beautiful poem. If anyone gives this kind of assurance, who is going to ask If and why? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Miss Darkness (5/18/2012 11:56:00 AM)

    this poem deserves 10 over 10 bravo cette poeme est magnifique :)) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Judith Morrissey (1/22/2005 8:22:00 PM)

    Christopher John Brennan was a brilliant scholar and he was never given the recognition of his genius in his native country Australia. I am obsessed with his poetry and his life stories. I collect everything I can of his. The above poem is my favoutite and I read it every day. (Report) Reply

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