New poems and variant readings/Love, what is love?

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New poems and variant readings  (1918)  by Robert Louis Stevenson
Love, what is love?

LOVE, WHAT IS LOVE?

Love—what is love? A great and aching heart;
Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.
Life—what is life? Upon a moorland bare
To see love coming and see love depart.