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So near at hand (our eyes o'erlooked its nearness
In search of distant things)
A dear dream lay--perchance to grow in dearness
Had we but felt its wings
Astir. The air our very breathing fanned
It was so near at hand.

Once, many days ago, we almost held it,
The love we so desired;
But our shut eyes saw not, and fate dispelled it

Before our pulses fired
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madhabi banerjee 01 September 2018

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL POEM. GOOD. YJANKS FOR SHARING

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Baquee Billah Ahmed 01 September 2018

ITS BEAUTIFUL..................................................

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Kumarmani Mahakul 01 September 2018

This is a beautiful poem with nice theme.

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elijah timothy 01 September 2018

a truly nice and intriguing piece of work.definitely one not to forget in an hurry

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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 September 2018

The poetess regrets of things occurred, and so closeby, but her family did not know, so they do not take that, the poetess had overthought these situations and created this and other poems. In all her poems, the life line she followed or was in, we can read that, in a way she was regretting those situations. I am thankful to PH poem site enables me to read this poem and thus come to know about the historical background. Congratulations CPOTD

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Khairul Ahsan 01 September 2018

'Of love o'erlooked still lingers, you and I Sought heaven afar, we did not understand 'Twas- once so near at hand.' - Loved these sublime thoughts that the poem ends with.

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Muzahidul Reza 01 September 2018

So near at hand, well indication phrase, thanks for sharing

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Glen Kappy 01 September 2018

I definitely relate to ache in this poem of what might have been. For me, though, I’m content with what was and is the way my life and love have taken me. -GK

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M Asim Nehal 01 September 2018

Nicely composed poem on the subject, Congrats.....

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