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Song For The Last Act

Rating: 3.6

Now that I have your face by heart, I look
Less at its features than its darkening frame
Where quince and melon, yellow as young flame,
Lie with quilled dahlias and the shepherd's crook.
Beyond, a garden, There, in insolent ease
The lead and marble figures watch the show
Of yet another summer loath to go
Although the scythes hang in the apple trees.

Now that I have your face by heart, I look.

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Greg Bell 24 February 2017

Perfect pairing of for with the creative impulse. Glorious!

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Greg Bell 26 February 2017

(Um, ... that's pairing of form, not for...)

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Ratnakar Mandlik 23 May 2016

Having heart by heart, great poem with great imagery. Thanks for sharing.

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B.m. Biswas 23 May 2016

Heat in heart......l see....great poem.

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Edward Kofi Louis 23 May 2016

Another summer loath! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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* Sunprincess * 23 May 2016

.....a wonderful composition with amazing imagery ?

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