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Distance

Dorothy Parker

Were you to cross the world, my dear,
  To work or love or fight,
I could be calm and wistful here,
  And close my eyes at night.

It were a sweet and gallant pain
  To be a sea apart;
But, oh, to have you down the lane
  Is bitter to my heart.

Added: 25 Nov 2001 | Last Read: 15 Oct 2018 1:21 PM | Viewed: 5788 times

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