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In my beloved's eyes

Language: English

I [look'd]1 into the midnight deep,
And saw the steadfast stars,
True sentinels that never sleep
Beyond Earth's prison bars;
I look'd in my beloved's eyes,
And saw her radiant soul,
Still steadfast in the [skies]2
Of love's remotest goal.

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1 Chadwick: "looked", passim.
2 Chadwick: "heav'nly skies"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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