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A Minor Poet and other Verse. Levy, Amy, 1861–1889.
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page: 77

To Death.

(From Lenau.)

  • IF within my heart there’s mould,
  • If the flame of Poesy
  • And the flame of Love grow cold,
  • Slay my body utterly.
  • Swiftly, pause not nor delay ;
  • Let not my life’s field be spread
  • With the ash of feelings dead,
  • Let thy singer soar away.
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