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Heap Cassia, Sandal-Buds And Stripes

Rating: 2.8

Heap Cassia, sandal-buds and stripes
Of labdanum, and aloe-balls,
Smeared with dull nard an Indian wipes
From out her hair: such balsam falls
Down sea-side mountain pedestals,
From tree-tops where tired winds are fain,
Spent with the vast and howling main,
To treasure half their island-gain.

And strew faint sweetness from some old

Egyptian's fine worm-eaten shroud
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Rose Marie Juan-austin 15 October 2021

A magnificent poem adorned with compelling imagery and great rhyme.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 15 October 2021

Magnificent Classic Poem Of The Day!

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Sylvia Frances Chan 15 October 2021

2x 8 lines of beautifully rhymed end words, as it always was in those days, in this famous poet's era. Really intriguing and fascinating themes. Deserves 5 Stars to the fullest

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