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Jul 1
That grey shade
which shuts away
the light of the heart
even on a bright day-

once happy was the glade
such tender words wanton lovers did once say
why has love fallen apart?
why must joy and beauty fade and decay?
* after Keats, Shelley, John Clare, Christina Rossetti and the Bronte sisters'
Written by
Dr Peter Lim  M/Victoria, Australia
(M/Victoria, Australia)   
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