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Abroad Too Long

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Walking down the cobbled street,
Wondering distantly how old those stone were
And looking with disinterest at the cathedrals,
And the columns and arches that rise
Like a great garden of stone flowers
That I cannot pick.

Hearing the muted strains of a violin
From some unseen corner where some unseen
Frustrated musician is playing for forints,
And I feel the sorrow in each strike of the bow
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Jonzo Bandwagoner 12 March 2007
HEY! We haven't even left yet, and you're sick of it, haha. Nice job conveying such strong emotion.
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Lin B 07 March 2007
Sophia, you are truly talented. This poem is marvelous. Job well done ~Linley~
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