Meeting At Night

Meeting At Night | Robert Browning
Meeting At Night | Robert Browning

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Meeting At Night | Robert Browning

With February in tow, we’re looking at the celebration of Valentine’s day. And what day of love can ever be complete without poetry. From now till Valentine’s day, Mukarrar will bring to you the finest love poetry across languages. Right from poems like this, ‘Meeting of Night’ by Robert Browning from the Victorian era to contemporary works by poets of today, we’ll cover everything under the sun.

Love Poetry for the Season of Love

From long poems to short haikus, from Urdu ghazals to Polish romanticism, from Russian poems to Chinese works, love has held the centre stage since times immemorial. Unlike any other genre of poetry, love poetry has for long been the subject of choice by poets across geographies. Keats, Mir, Cummings, Frost, Ghalib, Angelou, Gulzar everyone has expressed love in their own particular style. As readers, we are only enamoured by this epic celebration of the greatest of all human emotions.

If you like ‘Meeting at Night’ written by Robert Browning in the 1800s, do not forget to share this with your friends. And that’s not all, these curated love poems will make a hearty gift for your loved one this valentine season.

Read Classic Love Poems here.

Meeting at Night by Robert Browning

The grey sea and the long black land;
And the yellow half-moon large and low;
And the startled little waves that leap
In fiery ringlets from their sleep,
As I gain the cove with pushing prow,
And quench its speed i’ the slushy sand.

Then a mile of warm sea-scented beach;
Three fields to cross till a farm appears;
A tap at the pane, the quick sharp scratch
And blue spurt of a lighted match,
And a voice less loud, thro’ its joys and fears,
Than the two hearts beating each to each!

Meeting at Night | Robert Browning
Meeting at Night | Robert Browning

That’s all folks! Let us know what other love poems you would like to read in the comments section.

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