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Louise Bogan - Epitaph For A Romantic Woman

She has attained the permanence 
She dreamed of, where old stones lie sunning. 
Untended stalks blow over her 
Even and swift, like young men running. 

Always in the heart she loved 
Others had lived, -- she heard their laughter. 
She lies where none has lain before, 
Where certainly none will follow after.

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Poet: Louise Bogan
Poem: Epitaph For A Romantic Woman

Comment 3 of 3, added on December 13th, 2011 at 12:54 PM.
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Comment 2 of 3, added on December 6th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 1 of 3, added on March 15th, 2005 at 10:51 AM.

Should a wonderful romance not be reciprocated (which is rare - it is always there but perhaps one never looks/feels hard enough), there is hope that after all thoughts and memories are personal to the holder and no one can ever take them away. Even those strong, powerful emotions unreturned you are totally in control of them for you to cherish even to the herafter realms.


olivia m. birigenda from Uganda

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