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A Love-Song

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The moon comes forth, bright in the sky;
A lovelier sight to draw my eye
Is she, that lady fair.
She round my heart has fixed love's chain,
But all my longings are in vain.
'Tis hard the grief to bear.

The moon comes forth, a splendid sight;
More winning far that lady bright,
Object of my desire!

Deep-seated is my anxious grief;
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boomer 06 January 2020

beautiful poem best ever

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sarah jane 16 September 2019

what is the meaning in every stanza

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Chinedu Dike 07 February 2017

Beautiful love poem well articulated and nicely brought forth from the heart. A lovely piece indeed.

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Rajesh Thankappan 07 February 2017

A brilliant love poem as bright as the shining moon.

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Amar Agarwala 07 February 2017

I thought Confucius was a thinker who wrote about life and wisdom. But this poem is enchanting!

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Susan Williams 07 February 2017

Confucius wrote this. I keep coming back to that fact. I always thought of him as a writer of pithy tart remarks!

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It doesn't matter what century a poet lives...Love is eternal and so is the Moon..lovely poem..

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T Rajan Evol 07 February 2017

This is a great love poem.

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Edward Kofi Louis 07 February 2017

Eager! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 07 February 2017

My heart with longing fills. With eager wish I pine in vain! A poem that pines for the beauty rare - the bright rising moon! A beautiful poem!

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