Love’s as warm as tears

An Easter poem by C. S. Lewis:  Love’s as warm as tears,Love is tears:Pressure within the brain,Tension at the throat,Deluge, weeks of rain,Haystacks afloat,Featureless seas betweenHedges, where once was green Love’s as fierce as fire, 
Love is fire:All sorts–Infernal heatClinkered with greed and pride, 
Lyric desire, sharp-sweet,Laughing, even when denied, 
And that empyreal flame 
Whence …

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