Herbert Asquith Love Poems

  • 1.
    (TO A CHILD)

    LOVE be thy charioteer:
    In all thy brightening and thy darkening hours
    ...
  • 2.
    UNDER the stars the armies lie asleep:
    Between the lines a quiet river flows
    Through brakes of honeysuckle, and of rose,
    And fields where poppies droop in languor deep:
    ...
  • 3.
    OLD Man, your pearls are not for us,
    Your rubies die too soon:
    Have you the pearls of Sirius,
    Or opals of the moon?
    ...
  • 4.
    WHEN first I saw you, in eclipse,
    A veil about your head,
    And wondered at those unseen lips
    With wit bediamonded:
    ...
  • 5.
    FILL up, fill up the stirrup-cup!
    The wine is running free:
    The blue veils of the Spring are out;
    She dances on the sea.
    ...
Total 5 Love Poems by Herbert Asquith

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