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1

When we two parted

Lord Byron

Silence and Tears
A knell in my ear
Sever for years

2

Love's philosophy

Sheiley

Poem about man trying to get woman

The fountains mingle with the river, the rivers with the oceans

Law divine

What are all these kissings worth, if thou not kiss me

3

Porphyrias lover

Browning

And god has not said a word

And last you sat by my side and called to me

4

Sonnet 29 I think of thee

Browning

Breathe within thy shadow a new air

Rather, instantly renew thy presence

My thoughts do twine and bud

5

Neutral tones

Hardy

The smile on your mouth was the deadest thing

Your eyes were eyes that rove over tedious riddles years ago

Keen lessons that love deceives

6

Letters from Yorkshire

Dooley

Icy miles

Feeding words onto a blank screen

7

Farmers Bride

Mew

Turned the key upon her fast

Little frightened fay

I chose a maid

8

Walking away

Lewis

Natures give and take

Like a satellite wrenched from its orbit, go drifting away

9

Eden rock

Causley

Sky whitens as if lit by three suns

Crossing is not as hard as you may think

10

Follower

Heaney

An expert

It is my father who keeps stumbling and will not go away

11

Mother any distance

You at the 0 end

Anchor. Kite.

Open a hatch to an endless sky, to fall or fly

12

Before you were mine

Duffy

High heeled red shoes. Relics.

I see you

13

Winter swans

Sheers

Tipping in Unison

Like a pair of wings

14

Singh song

Nagra

Vee stare past di half price window signs

15

Climbing my grandfather

Waterhouse

Climbing has its dangers

Knowing the slow pulse of his good heart