Who is David Herbert Lawrence

David Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English writer, novelist, poet and essayist. His works reflect on modernity, industrialization, sexuality, emotional health, vitality, spontaneity and instinct. His best known novels—Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love, and Lady Chatterley's Lover—notably concerned gay and lesbian relationships, and were the subject of censorship trials.

Lawrence's opinions and artistic preferences earned him many enemies, and he endured persecution and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile, four years of which he described as a "savage enough pilgrimage". At the time of his death, his public reputation was that of a pornographer who ha...
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David Herbert Lawrence Poems

  • Belief
    Forever nameless
    Forever unknwon
    Forever unconceived
    Forever unrepresented ...
  • Brooding Grief
    A yellow leaf from the darkness
    Hops like a frog before me.
    Why should I start and stand still?
    ...
  • Discipline
    It is stormy, and raindrops cling like silver bees to the pane,
    The thin sycamores in the playground are swinging with flattened leaves;
    The heads of the boys move dimly through a yellow gloom that stains
    The class; over them all the dark net of my discipline weaves. ...
  • Silence
    Since I lost you I am silence-haunted,
    Sounds wave their little wings
    A moment, then in weariness settle
    On the flood that soundless swings. ...
  • If You Are A Man
    If you are a man, and believe in the destiny of mankind
    then say to yourself: we will cease to care
    about property and money and mechanical devices,
    and open our consciousness to the deep, mysterious life ...
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Dark 36 I Love You 35 Love 35 Night 33 Life 30 White 29 Heart 24 Face 24 Black 19 Soul 19


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Godgift64107811: be still when you have nothing to say when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot. -david herbert lawrence audience winner sumbul
Godgift64107811: the christian fear of the pagan outlook has damaged the whole consciousness of man. -david herbert lawrence kalim reigning era of sumbul
Godgift64107811: men! the only animal in the world to fear. -david herbert lawrence kalim reigning era of sumbul
Ralphgailmm: the business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment. -david herbert lawrence pinakaclash namin ralphgail
Blacksparrow000: in every living thing there is the desire for love. — by david herbert lawrence rohan janamdin mubarak munawar
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John Milton Poem
Arcades
 by John Milton

Part of an entertainment presented to the Countess Dowager of
Darby at Harefield, by som Noble persons of her Family, who
appear on the Scene in pastoral habit, moving toward the seat
of State with this Song.

I. SONG.

Look Nymphs, and Shepherds look,
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