Francis William Bourdillon Love Quote and Poem
Excerpt from Wikipedia: Francis William Bourdillon (22 March 1852 – 13 January 1921) was a British poet and translator.
He is known mostly for his poetry, and in particular the single short poem “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes“.
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes by Francis William Bourdillon
The night has a thousand eyes,
And the day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
With the dying of the sun.
The mind has a thousand eyes,
And the heart but one;
Yet the light of a whole life dies
When love is done.