John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
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Poet's Corner: The Look

The Look

Strephon kissed me in the spring,
   Robin in the fall,
But Colin only looked at me
   And never kissed at all.

Strephon's kiss was lost in jest,
   Robin's lost in play,
But the kiss in Colin's eyes
   Haunts me night and day.

Sara Teasdale (1884 – 1933)

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