Witter Bynner

(1881-1968 / United States)

Sentence - Poem by Witter Bynner

Shall I say that what heaven gave
   Earth has taken? --
Or that sleepers in the grave
   Reawaken?

One sole sentence can I know,
   Can I say:
You, my comrade, had to go,
   I to stay.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 4, 2003



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