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A Wife Mourns For Her Husband

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The dolichos grows and covers the thorn,
O'er the waste is the dragon-plant creeping.
The man of my heart is away and I mourn--
What home have I, lonely and weeping?

Covering the jujubes the dolichos grows,
The graves many dragon-plants cover;
But where is the man on whose breast I'd repose?
No home have I, having no lover!

Fair to see was the pillow of horn,
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* Sunprincess * 18 January 2016

........very nicely penned....always heartbreaking to lose a loved one ?

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Ratnakar Mandlik 18 January 2016

A superb poem depicting the sorrow and anguish of a lady whose man is not with her and her mourning in his absence, for that. Thanks for sharing.

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