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Leslie Philibert

Rookie - 487 Points (6th March 1954 / London, England)

Girl In A Garden


(Das Land ist licht und dunkel ist die Laube - Rilke)

The land is light, but dark the arbour
Your face broken with hair, your hands
Curled in your lap, you sleep under greenery

The morning has stopped, do not fear
That I will ever leave your shadow, let me
While in the coolness, here and eternal.

Submitted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Edited: Friday, August 01, 2014

Topic of this poem: Love


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