Henry David Thoreau

Concord, Massachusetts
Henry David Thoreau
Concord, Massachusetts

Indeed, Indeed I Cannot Tell

Rating: 3.6
Indeed indeed, I cannot tell,
Though I ponder on it well,
Which were easier to state,
All my love or all my hate.
Surely, surely, thou wilt trust me
When I say thou dost disgust me.
O, I hate thee with a hate
That would fain annihilate;
Yet sometimes against my will,
My dear friend, I love thee still.
It were treason to our love,
And a sin to God above,
One iota to abate
Of a pure impartial hate.
Kimberlee Cherry 28 April 2019
Awesome way to describe marriage
0 0 Reply
adam david hooley 24 June 2018
0 1 Reply
Sadik Al Amin 08 March 2018
Wow. its very nice. Amazing as well
2 0 Reply
Edward Kofi Louis 08 March 2018
I ponder on it well! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
2 0 Reply
Subhas Chandra Chakra 08 March 2018
A dilemma of love and hate, so well portrayed by the poet so nicely. 10++++
2 0 Reply
narayana aghalaya 08 March 2018
what a marvellous poem! thou will trust me when thou dost disgust me! Only a great master can create a poem like this!
3 0 Reply
Savita Tyagi 08 March 2018
Conflicting emotions expressed with greate intensity and choice of words.
3 0 Reply
The human emotion of love and hate philosophically told by the great poet.
3 0 Reply
Kumarmani Mahakul 08 March 2018
Amusing depiction on love and hate. Beautiful poem.
3 0 Reply
Bernard F. Asuncion 08 March 2018
Such a great poem by Henry David Thoreau??????
4 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

2/25/2021 10:57:18 PM #