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The Evening Darkens Over
 poetry by Robert Bridges

 

The evening darkens over 
After a day so bright, 
The windcapt waves discover
That wild will be the night. 
There's sound of distant thunder.

The latest sea-birds hover 
Along the cliff's sheer height;
As in the memory wander 
Last flutterings of delight,
White wings lost on the white.

There's not a ship in sight; 
And as the sun goes under, 
Thick clouds conspire to cover 
The moon that should rise yonder. 
Thou art alone, fond lover

The Evening Darkens Over
Robert Bridges.

 

The Evening Darkens Over
  poem - Robert Bridges

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