Charlotte Brontë
Yorkshire, England
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The Wife's Will

Rating: 2.8
SIT still­a word­a breath may break
(As light airs stir a sleeping lake,)
The glassy calm that soothes my woes,
The sweet, the deep, the full repose.
O leave me not ! for ever be
Thus, more than life itself to me !

Yes, close beside thee, let me kneel­
Give me thy hand that I may feel
The friend so true­so tried­so dear,
My heart's own chosen­indeed is near;
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Leslie Sharp 22 October 2014
I did not like this poem! It made me feel dirty this feeling a feeling that will never wash off of me. In my turmoil of life I have always been put on a back burner, always compare to someone, always deem to be less, not perfect The last thing I need is a couple throwing their love at me day and night!
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