Meng Lim Dr Poems

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1.
Autumnal Dejection*

Calm is the starless night
but troubled is the heart
deep silence descends
pain will not part-
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2.
Life Is No Fairytale

It was the fancy
of 'Once upon a time'
that brought so many
such a miserable outcome
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3.
Two Brains

We don't have only one brain, but two-
the natural and the artificial:
the former seems out of date
to most the computer makes for the better other
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4.
For Jane Austen

Love is not an imperative
in marriage --but money:
no woman would enter into it
if there were no security
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5.
Summary

When the weary and long-suffering world
has lost its every golden cherished song
and life is no longer a feast nor a pearl
my heart shall still sing, brave and strong-
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6.
The Bounty Of My Harvest

The harvest is over this year
I wait for next year's summer
Nature never fails in its promise
One season faithfully follows another.
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7.
Oh You! (Inspired By A Love-Song)

O YOU

Oh you
How could you forget
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I am fading, fading fast, Fanny, my love eternal
Far away from you and home
I am dying, the hours I am counting
In what I liken to my grave that is Rome.
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9.
The Call Of Genius

Genius wakes trembling
From its deeply-troubled sleep
‘I've a gift that I can't describe
Can I this something keep? '
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10.
The Pain Of Memory

Memory drew a blank
traumatized was the sufferer
those scenes of the past
would reappear never--
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