Because I do not hope to knowThe infirm glory of the positive hourBecause I do not thinkBecause I know I shall not knowThe one veritable transitory powerBecause I cannot drinkThere, […]
Oh! if thou hast at length Discover’d that my love is worth esteem, I ask no more—but let us hence together, And I — let me say we — shall […]
And lovelier things have mercy shownTo every failing but their own,And every woe a tear can claimExcept an erring sister’s shame.
Mightier far Than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway Of magic potent over sun and star, Is Love, though oft to agony distrest, And though his favorite seat […]
Not as in rest she bowed, But large hot tears were coursing down her cheek. And her low-panted sobs broke awefully Upon the sleeping echoes of the night.
When the flush of a new-born sun fell first on Eden’s green and gold,Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the mould;And the first […]
But taking note of these things, at the last The mariner beneath the gateway passed. And there a lovely cloistered court he found, A fountain in the mist o’erthrown and […]
Real love is only possible in the freedom of society; and freedom is only possible when love is a reality. The subjection of sex-relations to legal conventions is an intolerable […]
When he was dead I raised myself to my feet and I looked about me. Everything was still. A loneliness had come upon my soul.There was darkness everywhere now but […]
In works of labour or of skillI would be busy too:For Satan finds some mischief stillFor idle hands to do.