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A Lost God

by Francis William Bourdillon

This explores themes of nature, love, and the mysteries of the universe. Bourdillon's romantic and sentimental style is on full display in these poems, as he celebrates the beauty of the world and the power of human emotion. The title poem, "A Lost God," is particularly noteworthy for its exploration of the idea of a divine being who has been forgotten by humanity. The poem's haunting imagery and philosophical themes have made it a favorite among readers of Bourdillon's work. Other notable poems in the collection include "The Sea," which celebrates the majesty and power of the ocean, and "Love's Eyes," which explores the idea of love as a transformative force in the world. Overall, "A Lost God" is a beautiful and thought-provoking collection of poetry that showcases Bourdillon's talent for crafting evocative and emotionally resonant verse. It remains a beloved work among fans of Bourdillon's poetry and is widely regarded as one of the highlights of his literary career.

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Francis William Bourdillon was a British poet and translator who lived from 1852 to 1921. He was best known for his literary works, which included poems, translations, and a number of anthologies....

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