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Farewell, alas

Farewell, alas, our ways now part At the forking of the road You leave me now with willing heart And I must carry still the load Farewell, alas, bravely once here You walked in sun and dew And never did I see a tear To make this choice, so well thought through. Farewell, alas, I love you more now Than when my company you keep But coming to hills bright brow You spoke of promises to keep. Farewell, alas, what courage gleams And you insistent to know beyond the mist While I raging defer with screams The myth that something else be ever better than this. Farewell, alas, I miss you on the sunless shore At the forking road you left my side And I walk on alone, alone the poor And empty world your parting must abide.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009

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Date: 3/26/2009 1:33:00 AM
Like the kyrielle flavour David.One for my favourites I think.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments
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Date: 3/18/2009 6:17:00 AM
Thank you for your comment on my blog David Rgds Brian Like the kyrielle flavour to this poem
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Date: 3/17/2009 5:07:00 PM
This is so heartfelt and beautifully written, David. Thank you for sharing this and your thoughtful comment! Welcome to Poetry Soup! Love, Robin
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