Richard Crashaw

(1612 - 1649 / England)

But Men Loved Darkness rather than Light Poem by Richard Crashaw


The world's light shines, shine as it will,
The world will love its darkness still.
I doubt though when the world's in hell,
It will not love its darkness half so well.

Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004
Edited: Thursday, February 12, 2015

Topic of this poem: darkness

Form: Epigram


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