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A Daughter Of Eve

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A fool I was to sleep at noon,
And wake when night is chilly
Beneath the comfortless cold moon;
A fool to pluck my rose too soon,
A fool to snap my lily.

My garden-plot I have not kept;
Faded and all-forsaken,
I weep as I have never wept:
Oh it was summer when I slept,

It's winter now I waken.
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Suryendu Chaudhury 01 October 2020

It seems like an act which the poetess laments in this poem.

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Chinedu Dike 24 May 2020

A work of an intricate mind. A masterful piece of poetry.

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T C JOSHI 18 February 2018

Very beatiful. Awesome

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Jenny Phillips 30 October 2017

thats so sad. diseased daughter?

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Sakalabaktula Sairaj 20 October 2017

awesome and so nice poem i am so happy to read this poem

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M Asim Nehal 11 July 2016

Awesome...Simple and philosophical poem....10+++

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Shankaran Kutty 23 March 2016

Such simple language and yet so poignant

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Pietro 6 24 February 2016

It is the regret of many weak up too late. Another lovely poem

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Alisha Castle 08 January 2016

Talk what you please of future spring And sun-warm'd sweet to-morrow: Stripp'd bare of hope and everything, No more to laugh, no more to sing, I sit alone with sorrow.....................Nice lines

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Charles Dickens 01 December 2015

I like the way Christina analogizes the time of day with the seasons and life span. Always a favourite poet of mine

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