by Adelaide Crapsey (1878 - 1914)

These be/ three silent things
Language: English 
These be
three silent things:
The falling snow . . . the hour
Before the dawn . . . the mouth of one
Just dead.

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This text was added to the website: 2004-01-13
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Word count: 25