Parting at Morning

By Robert Browning 1812–1889 Robert Browning
Round the cape of a sudden came the sea,
And the sun looked over the mountain's rim:
And straight was a path of gold for him,
And the need of a world of men for me.

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Poet Robert Browning 1812–1889

POET’S REGION England

SCHOOL / PERIOD Victorian

Subjects Nature, Relationships, Love, Landscapes & Pastorals, Seas, Rivers, & Streams, Realistic & Complicated

Poetic Terms Imagery, Rhymed Stanza, Aubade

 Robert  Browning

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Although the early part of Robert Browning’s creative life was spent in comparative obscurity, he has come to be regarded as one of the most important poets of the Victorian period. His dramatic monologues and the psycho-historical epic The Ring and the Book (1868-1869), a novel in verse, have established him as a major figure in the history of English poetry. His claim to attention as a children’s writer is more modest, resting . . .

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SUBJECT Nature, Relationships, Love, Landscapes & Pastorals, Seas, Rivers, & Streams, Realistic & Complicated

POET’S REGION England

SCHOOL / PERIOD Victorian

Poetic Terms Imagery, Rhymed Stanza, Aubade

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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