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This Quiet Dust Was Gentlemen And Ladies

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This quiet dust was gentlemen and ladies
And lads and girls;
Was laughter and ability and sighing,
And frocks and curls;

This passive place a summer's nimble mansion,
Where bloom and bees
Fulfilled their oriental circuit,
Then ceased like these.
Robert Merrett 20 December 2016
Fantastic descriptive concept of how we are all ultimately from and to the same source
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* Sunprincess * 15 June 2016
..............possibly this passive place is a cemetery...and the dust is the gentlemen and ladies since they say, dust to dust and ashes to ashes ? extraordinary poem
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Sue Erb 16 February 2008
I think of this poem as a stroll through a cemetery, looking at the gravestones and recognizing that each of them represents a unique individual.
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Paige Goodman Wolven 11 November 2004
The dust was the gentlemen and ladies, does this mean that the gentlemen and ladies were dead? I think so.
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