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a goodbye
Posted by: Angela P (---.kc.rr.com)
Date: November 09, 2004 12:07AM

I am trying to figure out who wrote the following - or did I dream it?

Let this goodbye,
Our last goodbye,
be still and ... (something) like a ... (something)

Sorry to be so vague and not know anymore than that. Can anyone help me?


Re: a goodbye
Posted by: lg (---.ca.charter.com)
Date: November 09, 2004 01:53AM

The poem by Alice Meynell, is quoted here:

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“Let this goodbye of ours, this last goodbye,

Be still and splendid like a forest tree.

Let there be one grand look within our eyes

Built of the wonderment of the past years,

Too vast a thing of beauty to be lost

In quivering lips and floods of tears.”

—Alice Meynell

I couldn't find the poem anywhere else on the net. Neither of these sites lists a title for the work. Perhaps, Ilza or someone else can find a copy of it in a book of Meynell's poetry.


Les



Post Edited (11-09-04 01:17)




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