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Rupert Brooke Short Poems

Famous Short Rupert Brooke Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Rupert Brooke. A collection of the all-time best Rupert Brooke short poems

by Rupert Brooke
 "Oh love is fair, and love is rare;" my dear one she said,
"But love goes lightly over.
" I bowed her foolish head, And kissed her hair and laughed at her.
Such a child was she; So new to love, so true to love, and she spoke so bitterly.
But there's wisdom in women, of more than they have known, And thoughts go blowing through them, are wiser than their own, Or how should my dear one, being ignorant and young, Have cried on love so bitterly, with so true a tongue?

by Rupert Brooke
 When Beauty and Beauty meet
All naked, fair to fair,
The earth is crying-sweet,
And scattering-bright the air,
Eddying, dizzying, closing round,
With soft and drunken laughter;
Veiling all that may befall
After -- after --

Where Beauty and Beauty met,
Earth's still a-tremble there,
And winds are scented yet,
And memory-soft the air,
Bosoming, folding glints of light,
And shreds of shadowy laughter;
Not the tears that fill the years
After -- after --

by Rupert Brooke
 The Way that lovers use is this;
They bow, catch hands, with never a word, 
And their lips meet, and they do kiss, 
—So I have heard.
They queerly find some healing so, And strange attainment in the touch; There is a secret lovers know, —I have read as much.
And theirs no longer joy nor smart, Changing or ending, night or day; But mouth to mouth, and heart on heart, —So lovers say.