I Walked a Mile with Pleasure

19 Aug

I walked a mile with Pleasure;
She chatted all the way;
But left me none the wiser
For all she had to say.

I walked a mile with Sorrow,
And ne’er a word said she;
But, oh! The things I learned from her,
When sorrow walked with me.

~ Robert Browning Hamilton

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3 Responses to “I Walked a Mile with Pleasure”

  1. alarmingman 20/08/2012 at 01:16 #

    Aahh, the sweet lessons of sorrow…

    • l0ve0utl0ud 20/08/2012 at 22:11 #

      Indeed! And this poem conveys it beautifully.

  2. Reem 29/08/2012 at 14:27 #

    ‘Made me cry … for all the times I took a slap of hurtful words…

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