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Waiting both

Language: English

A star looks down at me,
And says: "Here I and you
Stand, each in our degree:
What do you mean to do, -
  Mean to do?"

I say: "For all I know,
Wait, and let Time go by,
Till my change come." - "Just so,"
The star says: "So mean I: -
  So mean I."


First published in London Mercury November 1924

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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