Alfred Edward Housman

(26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936 / Worcestershire)

Oh, when I was in love with you


Oh, when I was in love with you,
Then I was clean and brave,
And miles around the wonder grew
How well did I behave.

And now the fancy passes by,
And nothing will remain,
And miles around they'll say that I
Am quite myself again.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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