by Sara Teasdale (1884 - 1933)

Rome
Language: English 
Oh for the rising moon
    Over the roofs of Rome, 
And swallows in the dusk
    Circling a darkened dome!

Oh for the measured dawns
    That pass with folded wings-- 
How can I let them go
    With unremembered things?

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This text was added to the website: 2004-12-29
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Word count: 38