Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
May 31st, 2016 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 315,122 comments.
Stephen Crane - There was, before me

There was, before me,
Mile upon mile
Of snow, ice, burning sand.
And yet I could look beyond all this,
To a place of infinite beauty;
And I could see the loveliness of her
Who walked in the shade of the trees.
When I gazed,
All was lost
But this place of beauty and her.
When I gazed,
And in my gazing, desired,
Then came again
Mile upon mile,
Of snow, ice, burning sand.

Share |

Added: Jan 31 2004 | Viewed: 1558 times | Comments and analysis of There was, before me by Stephen Crane Comments (54)

There was, before me - Comments and Information

Poet: Stephen Crane
Poem: 21. There was, before me
Volume: The Black Riders & Other Lines
Year: Published/Written in 1905
Poem of the Day: Dec 6 2000

Comment 54 of 54, added on January 1st, 2016 at 12:28 AM.
kXECZHguxxc

uT6bMf

UFrRAxCSgDaHz from Denmark
Comment 53 of 54, added on November 9th, 2015 at 10:48 PM.
KngMMVQlADdztx

9fmXqw There as definately a great deal to learn about this topic. I like all the points you made.

crorkservice fiverr from Romania
Comment 52 of 54, added on October 16th, 2015 at 11:30 AM.
ZsoeyWbddZ

icbaX8 Well I really liked studying it. This post offered by you is very useful for proper planning.

crorkservice from Iraq

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, There was, before me, has received 54 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Crane Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links