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Deprive This Strange And Complex World Post by :twinhorizons Category :Poems Author :Alfred Castner King Date :October 2011 Read :2755

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Deprive This Strange And Complex World

Deprive this strange and complex world
Of all the charms of art;
Deprive it of those sweeter joys
Which music doth impart;
But oh, preserve that smile, which tells
The secret of the heart!

The world may lose its massive piles
Which point their spires above;
May spare the tuneful nightingale
And gently cooing dove;
But woe betide it, if it lose
The sentiment of love!

(The end)
Alfred Castner King's poem: Deprive This Strange And Complex World

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