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An Echo From Willowood

Rating: 2.7

“Oh Ye, All Ye That Walk in Willowwood”

Two gaz’d into a pool, he gaz’d and she,
Not hand in hand, yet heart in heart, I think,
Pale and reluctant on the water’s brink
AS on the brink of parting which must be.
Each eyed the other’s aspect, she and he,
Each felt one hungering heart leap up and sink,
Each tasted bitterness which both must drink,
There on the brink of life’s dividing sea.

Lilies upon the surface, deep below
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Donald Player Trump 08 December 2020

This is a beauty poem. In fact, the most beautiful one. But somehow this website has the audacity to disgrace it with ads. Not one, not two, but three in the playing process. Beautiful.

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Douglas Scotney 06 July 2016

What Caused The Ripple If it was just me my face would be rippled by the pee from a bee; but as there were two and a bird overpool flew, .....

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Douglas Scotney 06 July 2016

a butterfly perhaps made that ripple

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Douglas Scotney 06 July 2016

I'm intrigued and want a pre- and a se-quel.

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Susan Williams 06 July 2016

Written ages ago yet it is just as lovely now as I am sure it was then. I said lovely- -that is probably not the best word but her writing skills are lovely and the images in this poem are heart-rending but yet lovely.

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* Sunprincess * 06 July 2016

......beautiful theme, beautiful language, beautiful poem ?

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Edward Kofi Louis 06 July 2016

Pale and reluctant on the water's bank! Nice piece of work.

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