Adelaide Crapsey

Tears. - Poem by Adelaide Crapsey

The immemorial grief of all years
Burdes my heart sorely, and the years
Of slow eternal crying stain my cheeks.
Forever and forever my soul speaks
Saying: I am thy self: Look on me -
And weep. Never and never shalt thou be
As I. Weep; for weeping and hard pain
Of loss measure joy of last visioned gain.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 19, 2010

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