Consider Browning’s poem, ‘Meeting at Night’, as a love poem.

Robert Browning’s ‘Meeting at Night’, is a very popular love poem in English literature. The speaker journeys across sea and land to meet his beloved. The yellow half-moon, startled waves, and slushy sand all signify his rising passion. Then he walks a mile on a warm sea-Scented beach and crosses three fields to reach a farmhouse where his beloved lives. There, he taps at the window pane. His lady-love responds by lighting a match within. Her voice expresses mixed feelings of joy and fear. This voice fades away at the beating of their hearts in fulfilment of their desires. Thus, the poem is about the speaker’s exuberant feelings of love.

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