by Adelaide Crapsey (1878 - 1914)

Never the nightingale
Language: English 
Never the nightingale,
   oh my dear,
 Never again the lark
   Thou wilt hear;
[Though]1 dusk and the morning still
Tap at thy window-sill,
Though ever love call and call
Thou wilt not hear at all,
 My dear, my dear.

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