John Byrne Leicester Warren

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  • Shoshana Kirsh (1/11/2018 4:46:00 AM)

    I'm looking for Byrne's poem: All this, even this, shall pass
    And in the end we'll be asked
    Not if it was good or bad
    But how much we have loved

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Best Poem of John Byrne Leicester Warren

The Study Of A Spider

From holy flower to holy flower
Thou weavest thine unhallowed bower.
The harmless dewdrops, beaded thin,
Ripple along thy ropes of sin.
Thy house a grave, a gulf thy throne
Affright the fairies every one.
Thy winding sheets are grey and fell,
Imprisoning with nets of hell
The lovely births that winnow by,
Winged sisters of the rainbow sky:
Elf-darlings, fluffy, bee-bright things,
And owl-white moths with mealy wings,
And tiny flies, as gauzy thin
As e'er were shut electrum in.
These are thy death spoils, insect ghoul,
With their dear life thy fangs ...

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