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Crazy Jane Grown Old Looks At The Dancers

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I found that ivory image there
Dancing with her chosen youth,
But when he wound her coal-black hair
As though to strangle her, no scream
Or bodily movement did I dare,
Eyes under eyelids did so gleam;
Love is like the lion's tooth.

When She, and though some said she played
I said that she had danced heart's truth,

Drew a knife to strike him dead,
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Adeeb Alfateh 19 July 2019

Did he die or did she die? Seemed to die or died they both? God be with the times when I Cared not a thraneen for what chanced So that I had the limbs to try Such a dance as there was danced - Love is like the lion's tooth. superb loving crazy poem crazy love 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Castellenas John 26 March 2019

Mr. Yeats could write. A entertaining poem.

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