David Lewis Paget

Nottingham, England/live in Australia
David Lewis Paget
Nottingham, England/live in Australia
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Lines On A Mormon Missionary

What sort of wild temptress is this
That tears at the memory’s core,
That conjures and courts to dismiss
And knows not what tempting is for?

What softness of speech and of eye
That seduces a man from his lust,
When he knows that he’s never to try
But feels that he should, and he must?

And why, in the stillness of night
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