Charlotte Brontë
Yorkshire, England
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Mementos

Rating: 3.1
ARRANGING long-locked drawers and shelves
Of cabinets, shut up for years,
What a strange task we've set ourselves !
How still the lonely room appears !
How strange this mass of ancient treasures,
Mementos of past pains and pleasures;
These volumes, clasped with costly stone,
With print all faded, gilding gone;

These fans of leaves, from Indian trees­
These crimson shells, from Indian seas­
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Albert Gazeley 23 March 2005
A wonderful poem – a little long for some but so much detail, exactness and truth that I find it is impossible not to read to the end – an incredible piece.
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