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A Lover's Diary, vol 1

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Author: Gilbert Parker
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,744 / 25 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 789 5442
Genre: Poetry

e; One understands the work we try to do,
And strives through Love to teach us what to say?

Between me and the chilly outer air
Which blows in from the world, there standeth one Who draws Love's curtains closely everywhere,

As God folds down the banners of the sun.
Warm is my place about me, and above
Where was the raven, I behold the dove.


I felt her fan my shoulder touch to-night.
Soft act, faint touch, no meaning did it bear
To any save myself, who felt the air
Of a new feeling cross my soul's clear sight.

To me what matter that the players played!
They grew upon the instant like the toys
Which dance before the sight of idle boys;
I could not hear the laughter that they made.

Swept was I on that breath her hand had drawn,

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