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Amy Lowell - A Little Song

When you, my Dear, are away, away,
How wearily goes the creeping day.
A year drags after morning, and night
Starts another year of candle light.
O Pausing Sun and Lingering Moon!
Grant me, I beg of you, this boon.
Whirl round the earth as never sun
Has his diurnal journey run.
And, Moon, slip past the ladders of air
In a single flash, while your streaming hair
Catches the stars and pulls them down
To shine on some slumbering Chinese town.
O Kindly Sun!  Understanding Moon!
Bring evening to crowd the footsteps of noon.
But when that long awaited day
Hangs ripe in the heavens, your voyaging stay.
Be morning, O Sun! with the lark in song,
Be afternoon for ages long.
And, Moon, let you and your lesser lights
Watch over a century of nights.

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Poet: Amy Lowell
Poem: 9. A Little Song
Volume: A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass
- Lyrical Poems
Poem of the Day: Jan 9 2010

Comment 3 of 3, added on March 25th, 2017 at 11:18 PM.

oufdelol frneahemcnt au stade personne la remarquer on a juste vu le filet bouger et la on a exploser , mais c est vrai qua la tele c est tres voyant enfin tant mieu

Geralynn from Rwandese Republic (Rwanda)
Comment 2 of 3, added on May 22nd, 2011 at 4:15 PM.

big like! - thanks .

בגרויות from United States
Comment 1 of 3, added on November 14th, 2010 at 9:41 PM.

What is the meaning of this poem? the subject? theme?

jamie from United States

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