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Consolation by Elizabeth Barrett Browning


All are not taken; there are left behind  Living Beloveds, tender looks to bring  And make the daylight still a happy thing,And tender voices, to make soft the wind:But if it were…

Grief by Elizabeth Barrett Browning


I tell you hopeless grief is passionless,That only men incredulous of despair,Half-taught in anguish, through the midnight airBeat upward to ***’s throne in loud accessOf shrieking and reproach. Full desertnessIn…

The Holy Night by Elizabeth Barrett Browning


We sate among the stalls at Bethlehem;The dumb kine from their fodder turning them,Softened their horn’d faces,To almost human gazesToward the newly Born:The simple shepherds from the star-lit brooksBrought visionary…