After all's said and done, the things that are
Few indeed! When I can make
Of ten small words a rope to hang the world!
"I had vou and I have you now no more."
There, there it dangles,-where's the little truth
That can for long keep footing under that
When its slack syllables tighten to a thought?
Here, let me write it down! I wish to see
Just how a thing like that will look on paper!
"I had you and I have you now no more."
O little words, how can you run so straight
Across the page, beneath the weight you bear?
How can you fall apart, whom such a theme