Autumn

He told his life story to Mrs. Courtly
Who was a widow. 'Let us get married shortly',
He said. 'I am no longer passionate,
But we can have some conversation before it is too late.'

by Stevie Smith

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I find this so incredibly sweet. A couple in the autumn of their life and just wanting companionship. Simple but beautiful.
IT IS A REAL STRUGLE TO OPEN THE POEMS AND TO READ IT