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Tantalus (a poem)

Tantalus

Gods were cruel; you tried to bow
And knew then what the limits are:
Has anyone an inkling now?

In songs of down the years, lacking words
Night inside, in every shade
Seeped into the journey’s weather;

Shore the daytime’s island up,
But centuries of thoughts will fade:
As dark seduces callow clay Continue reading

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