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The Stars And Moon (poem)

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The stars and moon where all he could recall

Reflections of the pool beneath his feet

For now reality was in retreat

Towards remnants of a simple lovers’ squall

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She said that all that once was is complete

A fact that he no longer could forestall

He still recalls the coldness of it all

A bitter cold now lying in the street

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Was this the final future of a kiss

Was this the destiny of lovers’ vow

Was this the silence broken hearts have found

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And there the stars and moon he could not miss

Which drift into a nearby gutter now

As he now drops his knife upon the ground

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