Aline Murray Kilmer Poems

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1.
Bound

IF I had loved you, soon, ah, soon I had lost you.
Had I been kind you had kissed me and gone your faithless way.
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2.
Prevision

I know you are too dear to stay;
You are so exquisitely sweet:
My lonely house will thrill some day
To echoes of your eager feet.
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3.
Violin Song

The thing that I am seeking
I know I shall not find;
A wistful voice is crying
This sorrow in my mind.
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4.
If I Had Loved You More

IF I had loved you more God would have had pity;
He would never have left me here in this desolate place,
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5.
Things

SOMETIMES when I am at tea with you
I catch my breath
At a thought that is old as the world is old
And more bitter than death.
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6.
The Night Cometh

MY garden walks were smooth and green
And edged with box trees left and right,
An old grey sun-dial stood between
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7.
The Gift

HE has taken away the things that I loved best
Love and youth and the harp that knew my hand.
Laughter alone is left of all the rest.
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8.
Charmian’s Song

I'M glad I have but a little heart–
For my heart is very small–
It makes it free to come and go
And no one cares at all.
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9.
Atonement

WHEN a storm comes up at night and the wind is crying,
When the trees are moaning like masts on laboring ships,
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10.
A Wind Rose In The Night

A wind rose in the night,
(She had always feared it so!)
Sorrow plucked at my heart
And I could not help but go.
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