Treasure Island

Haniel Long

(9 March 1888 – 17 October 1956 / Rangoon, Burma)

Daphnis and Chloe


You found it difficult to woo—
so do we who follow you.

Everyone would like to mate;
Everyone has had to wait.

So much beauty, so much burning!
But ages pass as we are learning.

Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2012

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