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De Profundis / Christina Rossetti

עודכן: 9 באוג׳ 2021

De Profundis

Christina Rossetti


Oh why is heaven built so far,

Oh why is earth set so remote?

I cannot reach the nearest star

That hangs afloat.


I would not care to reach the moon,

One round monotonous of change;

Yet even she repeats her tune

Beyond my range.