Goodbye, goodbye! There was so much to love, I could not love it all; I could not love it enough. Some things I overlooked, and some I could not find. Let the crystal clasp them When you drink your wine, in autumn.
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- by Louise Bogan (1897 - 1970), appears in After the Persian, first published 1937 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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