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Clare, John - Love lives beyond the tomb, the earth

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001415

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A description of the experience

John Clare– from the Everyman's poetry collection

Love lives beyond
The tomb – the earth – which fades like dew.
I love the fond
The faithful and the true.

Love lives in sleep;
The happiness of healthy dreams
Eve's dews may weep
But love delightful seems

…......

And where is voice
So young and beautifully sweet
As nature's choice
When Spring and lovers meet?

Love lives beyond
The tomb, the earth, the flowers and the dew
I love the fond
The faithful, and the true

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Clare, John

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