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The Bridge Of Sighs

Rating: 3.1
One more Unfortunate,
Weary of breath,
Rashly importunate,
Gone to her death!

Take her up tenderly,
Lift her with care;
Fashion'd so slenderly
Young, and so fair!
Look at her garments
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P. A. Turner 21 January 2019
He himself had to have experienced her depths of despair to have penned her experience so accurately. His knowledge the size of Asia.
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NSIKAK EDEM 27 September 2018
Write comment I LOVE IT
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Don Norcross 10 April 2015
the tenderness of an onlooker at the finding and rescue of the body of unfortunate lonely one who could not find hope.
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Don Norcross 10 April 2015
desperation at apparent lack of concern from others and inability to hope or to move toward connection with compassionate humans
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Cassandra Wylie 19 June 2009
I've loved this poem since the first time I read it as a pre-teen...though didn't begin to understand it at the time. Now I see so much more...how women were seen, even through the kindest of eyes...sad in so many ways, yet it never fails to move me.
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