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I Died For Beauty But Was Scarce

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I died for beauty but was scarce
Adjusted in the tomb,
When one who died for truth was lain
In an adjoining room.

He questioned softly why I failed?
'For beauty,' I replied.
'And I for truth,--the two are one;
We brethren are,' he said.
And so, as kinsmen met a night,
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COMMENTS
Mamunur Rahman Kayes 08 November 2019
I think that is my words, the poet telling
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Castellenas John 14 April 2019
Thank you Emily for your amazing poetry.
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Tapan M. Saren 23 April 2017
You will live on in our hearts.............
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* Sunprincess * 01 April 2014
......so true...beauty and truth are both qualities of the divine...enjoyed..
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