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Jonathan ROBIN

Rookie - 107 Points (22 September / London)

Threescore years and Ten and The Sage’s Response to the Septuagenarian


'October’s moon is wane,
May’s sun may not be here:
how many Springs remain
my weary way to cheer? '

'How many earthly empires
the circling sun must set?
Friend, hast felt of love fires?
Mere mortal smile, why fret? '

Submitted: Monday, July 22, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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(4 November 1974)

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