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Defiance

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Catch her and hold her if you can--
See, she defies you with her fan,
Shuts, opens, and then holds it spread
In threatening guise over your head.
Ah! why did you not start before
She reached the porch and closed the door?
Simpleton! Will you never learn
That girls and time will not return;
Of each you should have made the most;
Once gone, they are forever lost.
In vain your knuckles knock your brow,
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Valentin Savin 09 March 2020
" Catch her and hold her if you can" ... If you can't you are not a man. Well written. I like it very much
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Ratnakar Mandlik 21 August 2019
" Girls and time will never return Once gone, they are forever lost." Great conclusion. A pleasure to read.
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Sachidananda Panda 21 August 2019
" Once gone, they are forever lost. In vain your knuckles knock your brow, In vain will you remember how Like a slim brook the gamesome maid Sparkled, and ran into the shade. " Beautifully composed..
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