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A Poet Dies

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A Poet Dies

A poet dies, but does not die
if he has left a line
black-inked upon a mellowed page
or lingered on the mind.

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  1. Date: 6/15/2013 2:40:00 PM
    so simple but profound.Love this, sweet lady.

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 4:41:00 AM
    How true! Love this one.

  1. Date: 6/4/2013 11:24:00 PM
    Not sure why there's no comments on this one. This was brilliant! I loved it's simplicity... Shakespeare, Poe, Frost... they all live on, upon the shoulders of their greatest fans. Good work!