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The Two Locks Of Hair. From The German Of Pfeizer

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A Youth, light-hearted and content,
I wander through the world
Here, Arab-like, is pitched my tent
And straight again is furled.

Yet oft I dream, that once a wife
Close in my heart was locked,
And in the sweet repose of life
A blessed child I rocked.

I wake! Away that dream,--away!
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M Asim Nehal 23 December 2015

And when the dark lock I behold, I wish that I were dead.

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Susan Williams 15 November 2015

The poem claims at first that A Youth, light-hearted and content, I wander through the world but that is not the real person being discussed. It is a man who is consumed with The end lies ever in my thought; To a grave so cold and deep

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