from Silent is the House

By Emily Brontë 1818–1848 Emily Bronte
Come, the wind may never again
Blow as now it blows for us;
And the stars may never again shine as now they shine;
Long before October returns,
Seas of blood will have parted us;
And you must crush the love in your heart, and I the love in mine!

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Poet Emily Brontë 1818–1848

SCHOOL / PERIOD Victorian

Subjects Love, Break-ups & Vexed Love, Heartache & Loss

 Emily   Brontë

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The only poems by Emily Brontë that were published in her lifetime were included in a slim volume by Brontë and her sisters Charlotte and Anne titled Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell (1846), which sold a mere two copies and received only three unsigned reviews in the months following its publication. The three notices were positive, however, especially with respect to the contributions of Ellis Bell—Emily Brontë. The . . .

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SUBJECT Love, Break-ups & Vexed Love, Heartache & Loss

SCHOOL / PERIOD Victorian

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