Eight Harvard Poets/On a Street Corner

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<poem>BUT all the time you spoke I did not hear The words you said. I only heard a far Faint sound of summer waters and a clear Calling of music from some lonely star. I thought I heard the lisp of falling dew In a dark meadow where no breezes stirred. … Then all at once the noisy street, and you Smiling at me because I had not heard!<poem>