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He Remembers Forgotten Beauty

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When my arms wrap you round I press
My heart upon the loveliness
That has long faded from the world;
The jewelled crowns that kings have hurled
In shadowy pools, when armies fled;
The love-tales wrought with silken thread
By dreaming ladies upon cloth
That has made fat the murderous moth;
The roses that of old time were
Woven by ladies in their hair,

The dew-cold lilies ladies bore
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Castellenas John 14 April 2019

Perfect words shared by the great poet.

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David Witmer 13 January 2018

See what you think of my recording of this poem: https: //www.youtube.com/watch? v=ilLA_SFPE3Q

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