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EBB by Edna St. Vincent Millay

I know what my heart is like Since your love died: It is like a hollow ledge Holding a little pool Left there by the tide, A little tepid pool Drying inward from the edge. Edna St. Vincent Millay 1892 – 1950

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Dead Love by Algernon Charles Swinburne

Dead love, by treason slain, lies stark, White as a dead stark-stricken dove: None that pass by him pause to mark Dead love. His heart, that strained and yearned and strove As toward the sundawn strives the lark, Is cold … Continue reading

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