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BRIEF ROMANCE

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BRIEF ROMANCE

BRIEF  ROMANCE


Fell for a Scottish girl long ago.  Pretty as a picture,  but
Heart  as cold as an empty Edinburgh street  on a wet
January Monday morning, when the chiseled 
Craigleith sandstone blackened by smoke 
Repels  the rain from the Forth,
And the steep roofs pour 
Water into the runnels
Down the cobbled 
Streets.

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  1. Date: 8/17/2013 11:52:00 AM

    The mood of this, is as somber as the format........like losing hold of something that could have been good........but has washed away...down the street. Nicely done, Syd.

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 7:51:00 AM

    i like this poem very much and think it works brilliantly with this format...