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Wild Peaches

Elinor Wylie

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When the world turns completely upside down
You say we’ll emigrate to the Eastern Shore
Aboard a river-boat from Baltimore;
We’ll live among wild peach trees, miles from town,
You’ll... [+]

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Escape

Elinor Wylie

When foxes eat the last gold grape,
And the last white antelope is killed,
I shall stop fighting and escape
Into a little house I'll build.

But first I'll shrink to fairy size,
With a whispe... [+]

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Ballade of Dead Friends

Edwin Arlington Robinson

As we the withered ferns
By the roadway lying,
Time, the jester, spurns
All our prayers and prying–
All our tears and sighing,
Sorrow, change, and woe–
All our where-and-whying
For friends... [+]