by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925)

A burnt offering
Language: English 
Because there was no wind, 
The smoke of your letters hung in the air 
For a long time ; 
And its shape
Was the shape of your face, 
My Beloved.

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This text was added to the website: 2009-02-18
Line count: 6
Word count: 30