Stephen Vincent Benet

Pennsylvania / United States
Stephen Vincent Benet
Pennsylvania / United States
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Elegy For An Enemy

Rating: 3.2
(For G. H.)

Say, does that stupid earth
Where they have laid her,
Bind still her sullen mirth,
Mirth which betrayed her?
Do the lush grasses hold,
Greenly and glad,
That brittle-perfect gold
She alone had?
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Luna Tsuki 13 May 2014
Rest you, my enemy, Slain without fault, Life smacks but tastelessly Lacking your salt! Stuck in a bog whence naught May catapult me, Come from the grave, long-sought, Come and insult me!
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