John Davidson

Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Scotland
John Davidson
Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Scotland
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A Ballad Of Hell

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'A letter from my love to-day!
Oh, unexpected, dear appeal!'
She struck a happy tear away,
And broke the crimson seal.

'My love, there is no help on earth,
No help in heaven; the dead-man's bell
Must toll our wedding; our first hearth
Must be the well-paved floor of hell.'
The colour died from out her face,
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Ed Remling 22 April 2020
Learned it in public school. Always love it. So sad, heart-wrenching, tear-jerking, but amazingly inspirational.
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* Sunprincess * 10 June 2014
..........pretty sure this poem means to be careful whom you trust...enjoyed....
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