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Sonnet to Yrainse

Year after year, each year's like a white veil --
Green days were tarnished and made a white cast.
Sometimes amazing scenes are like a gale --
Blows off the veils, relives the far, bare past.

Warm winds hailed my ship in the boundless Nile.
Beneath the diamond sky I laid down:
Once 'bove the beach, the stars gave us a smile,
When we thought that "Youth" was our proper noun.

The lamplight's gold foil buoyed by Cam's dark stream.
Eyes closed -- breeze, grass scent -- just my every sense:
I saw Xu Zhi-mo punt towards his dream,
I saw us punt towards our future tense.

The last veil drops: at the O'camp you danced.
Years fled; skin wrinkled but the bond's enhanced.

Copyright © Wing Chuen Yu | Year Posted 2007


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  1. Date: 7/19/2016 5:07:00 AM

    This is beautiful Wing. A warm welcome to Poetry Soup! I look forward to reading more of your talented creations! 7 ; ) Aloha, Connie
  1. Date: 2/15/2016 12:08:00 PM

    Hi Wing, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 11/15/2015 10:35:00 PM

    Wing C Y.,, I really enjoyed this poem thanks for sharing **SKAT**

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