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Alan Seeger

(22 June 1888 - 4 July 1916 / New York City, New York)

Resurgam


Exiled afar from youth and happy love,
If Death should ravish my fond spirit hence
I have no doubt but, like a homing dove,
It would return to its dear residence,
And through a thousand stars find out the road
Back into earthly flesh that was its loved abode.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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