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Poem by Sarah Orne Jewett


YOU walked beside me, quick and free;
With lingering touch you grasped my hand;
Your eyes looked laughingly in mine;
And now ? I can not understand.

I long for you, I mourn for you,
Through all the dark and lonely hours.
Heavy the weight the pallmen lift,
And cover silently with flowers. 

Sarah Orne Jewett

Sarah Orne Jewett's other poems:
  1. Boat Song
  2. In a Christmas Letter
  3. A Child's Grave
  4. The Spendthrift Doll
  5. Together

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