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Dearness Seeks No Prize
(1886-1918 / New Jersey)

Dearness Seeks No Prize

Dearness seeks no other prize,
But the quaintness of trusting sans question.

Is that too much to demand
For each moment of precious discourse?

Or is the reward too petty,
Given the loss of those melancholic musings in solitude
And the feeling of utter Inadequacy?

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Blue eyes putting blue reflections. Thanks for selection as classic poem of the Day.
Nice poem for Poem of the Day
I respectfully salute you! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
A colourful write of one who might...end up feeling very blue? Tis true!
According to a venerable and agreeable custom, That I love a beautiful lady. Her eyes, Monsignore, Are so blue that they put lovely little blue reflections.a fine love poem full of emotions and romance. tony
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