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The Sea

Dorothy Parker

Who lay against the sea, and fled,
  Who lightly loved the wave,
Shall never know, when he is dead,
  A cool and murmurous grave.

 But in a shallow pit shall rest
   For all eternity,
And bear the earth upon the breas
   That once had worn the sea.

Added: 25 Nov 2001 | Last Read: 16 Dec 2018 1:12 PM | Viewed: 5984 times

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