Tag Archives: Muse

SONG OF THE STILL GARDENER

What you didn’t suspect was she lives trembling in the air. In a treasury of the day which you scarcely touch. Moments come and go laden with no one to look at them.

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TO A POET A THOUSAND YEARS HENCE

I who am dead a thousand years ………And wrote this sweet archaic song, Send you my words for messengers ………The way I shall not pass along.

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SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE – XLI

I thank you all, who have loved me so right with your hearts entwined in mine. Thank-you each, who have remained: in her voices-view when my prison-walls appeared so tight;

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SONNETS OF ETERNAL HOPE – III

Oh please let the love I hold for you last And survive all those times I live in fast; In starvation’s hope for a fresh new way Let me hold on, linger and with you stay.

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ON THAT DAY

It is my deepest wish That I will some day Again find her peace And in love stay Among the friends Who were always true And in living knew Of her loves play.

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