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Love my once loved mistress
I must now there forego 
A cauldron of such a lawless love
The spring of friendship with the filth of concupiscence
I beclouded its brightness with the hell of lustfulness.
Emotion gone not but the lovely sextress

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  1. Date: 4/27/2011 3:12:00 PM
    A nice, Augustinian quibble! Augustine was confounded by inane, fleshly desires. You state his dilemma in a concise, profound manner. I have written a few poems on Augustine's inner turmoil. Feel free to paruse them, and to give me some feedback.