Tale Ends

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

I have outlasted all desire,
My dreams and I have grown apart;
My grief alone is left entire,
The gleaming of an empty heart.

The storms of ruthless dispensation
Have struck my flowery garland numb,
I live in lonely desolation
And wonder when my end will come.

Thus on a naked tree-limb, blasted
By tardy winter's whistling chill,
A single leaf which has outlasted
Its season will be trembling still.

 


Submitted: May 06, 2021

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