Lascelles Abercrombie

(9 January 1881 – 27 October 1938 / Ashton)

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Hymn to Love


We are thine, O Love, being in thee and made of thee,
As théou, Léove, were the déep thought
And we the speech of the thought; yea, spoken are we,
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  • Rookie - 315 Points Louie -Love & Peace- Levy (6/26/2010 10:18:00 AM)

    All please Note;
    here is an ancient dead Poet's poem with some of our live comments. A copy-cat writ of their forever Literary immortal William Shakespeare

    Are we embarrassed as 'Foreigners' to pretend to comprehend such gibberish, playful worded, rhetoric?
    This British Bard, would have discovered as many others in the world that

    ' GOD IS LOVE '
    -------

    * 'What would we call God, by
    what other name? Only Love
    would be the same'

    More; see; *'As A Rose'
    -louie levy
    listed here on PH (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 315 Points Kevin Straw (6/26/2010 6:10:00 AM)

    A hymn to the god of love which, if there were such a god, would have some meaning.
    Otherwise, however good the poetry, it is all false.
    God is love, love is god - what on earth can those statements mean?
    What the weird spellings in the first two verses are there for I do not know and I do not care. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 147 Points Ravi Chandran (4/25/2007 4:53:00 AM)

    that is a very great thinking of yours. you are really blessed with imagination and true use of words. i really enjoyed very much.
    please read my poems at www.poemhunter.com/ravi-chandran
    i will be very greatful if you comment me
    \thank u keep it up. (Report) Reply

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