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Souls And Rain-drops Post by :commish Category :Poems Author :Sidney Lanier Date :April 2010 Read :2521

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Souls And Rain-drops

Light rain-drops fall and wrinkle the sea,
Then vanish, and die utterly.
One would not know that rain-drops fell
If the round sea-wrinkles did not tell.

So souls come down and wrinkle life
And vanish in the flesh-sea strife.
One might not know that souls had place
Were't not for the wrinkles in life's face.




The End
Sidney Lanier's poem: Souls and Rain-Drops

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