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A Wife Bemoans Her Husband's Absence

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So full am I of anxious thought,
Though all the morn king-grass I've sought,
To fill my arms I fail.
Like wisp all-tangled is my hair!
To wash it let me home repair.
My lord soon may I hail!

Though 'mong the indigo I've wrought
The morning long; through anxious thought
My skirt's filled but in part.

Within five days he was to appear;
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Ratnakar Mandlik 07 February 2017

A thought provoking poem narrating the longing of wife for her husband who has gone away and it is an universal phenomenon.

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Susan Williams 18 January 2016

In every nation, in every culture, in every age and century, it seems to be the lot of women to worry about their husbands' late return home. They worry and fret and do not do their work well and try not to imagine him dead or in the arms of another.

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* Sunprincess * 18 January 2016

...........a wonderful write....a wife longing for her husband ?

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