Sir Walter Scott

(1771-1832 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Love - Poem by Sir Walter Scott

In peace, Love tunes the shepherd’s reed;
In war, he mounts the warrior’s steed;
In halls, in gay attire is seen;
In hamlets, dances on the green.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove,
And men below and saints above;
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010



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