Sir Walter Scott
Edinburgh / Scotland
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An Hour With Thee

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An hour with thee! When earliest day
Dapples with gold the eastern gray,
Oh, what can frame my mind to bear
The toil and turmoil, cark and care,
New griefs, which coming hours unfold,
And sad remembrance of the old?
One hour with thee.

One hour with thee! When burning June
Waves his red flag at pitch of noon;
What shall repay the faithful swain,
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Sylvaonyema Uba 05 January 2017
... when burning June Waves his red flag... The poet probably expresses the harsh realities of life. Life is a subject to be experienced and confronted the way it is. Good poem. Sylv-Onyema Uba
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Seamus O Brian 05 January 2017
The euphoria of new love (or should I say *infatuation*) makes bearable all the drudgeries of normal living, but can also make them interminably unbearable when they bring separation.
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Edward Kofi Louis 05 January 2017
Toil and turmoil! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Tom Allport 05 January 2017
putting things in perspective? being with the one you love is always at the fore front of one's mind.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 05 January 2017
Thanks for sharing+++++++++++++++++++++
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