famous poetry
| Famous Poetry | Roleplay | Free Video Tutorials | Online Poetry Club | Free Education | Best of Youtube | Ear Training

Two In The Campagna Analysis



Author: Poetry of Robert Browning Type: Poetry Views: 840

Sponsored Links





I.



I wonder do you feel to-day

As I have felt since, hand in hand,

We sat down on the grass, to stray

In spirit better through the land,

This morn of Rome and May?



II.



For me, I touched a thought, I know,

Has tantalized me many times,

(Like turns of thread the spiders throw

Mocking across our path) for rhymes

To catch at and let go.



III.



Help me to hold it! First it left

The yellowing fennel,<*1> run to seed

There, branching from the brickwork's cleft,

Some old tomb's ruin: yonder weed

Took up the floating wet,



IV.



Where one small orange cup amassed

Five beetles,---blind and green they grope

Among the honey-meal: and last,

Everywhere on the grassy slope

I traced it. Hold it fast!



V.



The champaign with its endless fleece

Of feathery grasses everywhere!

Silence and passion, joy and peace,

An everlasting wash of air---

Rome's ghost since her decease.



VI.



Such life here, through such lengths of hours,

Such miracles performed in play,

Such primal naked forms of flowers,

Such letting nature have her way

While heaven looks from its towers!



VII.



How say you? Let us, O my dove,

Let us be unashamed of soul,

As earth lies bare to heaven above!

How is it under our control

To love or not to love?



VIII.



I would that you were all to me,

You that are just so much, no more.

Nor yours nor mine, nor slave nor free!

Where does the fault lie? What the core

O' the wound, since wound must be?



IX.



I would I could adopt your will,

See with your eyes, and set my heart

Beating by yours, and drink my fill

At your soul's springs,---your part my part

In life, for good and ill.



X.



No. I yearn upward, touch you close,

Then stand away. I kiss your cheek,

Catch your soul's warmth,---I pluck the rose

And love it more than tongue can speak---

Then the good minute goes.



XI.



Already how am I so far

Out of that minute? Must I go

Still like the thistle-ball, no bar,

Onward, whenever light winds blow,

Fixed by no friendly star?



XII.



Just when I seemed about to learn!

Where is the thread now? Off again!

The old trick! Only I discern---

Infinite passion, and the pain

Of finite hearts that yearn.



* 1Herb with yellow flowers and seeds supposed

*to be medicinal.










Sponsor



Learn to Play Songs by Ear: Ear Training

122 Free Video Tutorials

[Video Tutorial] How to build google chrome extensions

Please add me on youtube. I make free educational video tutorials on youtube such as Basic HTML and CSS.

Free Online Education from Top Universities

Yes! It's true. Online College Education is now free!



||| Analysis | Critique | Overview Below |||

There have been no submitted criqiques, be the first to add one below.


Post your Analysis




Message

Free Online Education from Top Universities

Yes! It's true. College Education is now free!







Most common keywords

Two In The Campagna Analysis Robert Browning critical analysis of poem, review school overview. Analysis of the poem. literary terms. Definition terms. Why did he use? short summary describing. Two In The Campagna Analysis Robert Browning Characters archetypes. Sparknotes bookrags the meaning summary overview critique of explanation pinkmonkey. Quick fast explanatory summary. pinkmonkey free cliffnotes cliffnotes ebook pdf doc file essay summary literary terms analysis professional definition summary synopsis sinopsis interpretation critique Two In The Campagna Analysis Robert Browning itunes audio book mp4 mp3 mit ocw Online Education homework forum help



Poetry 194
Poetry 117
Poetry 142
Poetry 164
Poetry 25
Poetry 95
Poetry 160
Poetry 189
Poetry 2
Poetry 110
Poetry 73
Poetry 179
Poetry 146
Poetry 211
Poetry 67
Poetry 127
Poetry 147
Poetry 115
Poetry 218
Poetry 137