James Kenneth Stephen

(25 February 1859 – 3 February 1892 / England)

Of F.W.H.M. To One That Smokes - Poem by James Kenneth Stephen

Spare us the hint of slightest desecration,
Spotless preserve us an untainted shrine;
Not for thy sake, oh goddess of creation,
Not for thy sake, oh woman, but for mine.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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