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Sonnet 356 (Crestfallen)

George Manos
Category: Poesy

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Sonnet 356 (Crestfallen)
That love we knew before too sadly died
A wake where once its fullest tide did thrill
Now left so still until each drop has dried
And what is left is only a patch that sorrow fill.
Except those tears that flee this broken heart
The life that left now but crested to a tear
Where joy recedes for sorrow's driest part
A barren world that once love's gales did rear.
The ebb and flow and salty taste are gone
The giddy lure to love's most boundless shore
A captain's ship the stars once looked upon 
But grounded now a trip, once grand, no more.
And barren all around that I can see
And crestfallen am I you're swept from me.

This article was published on:
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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