Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, MODULATIONS, by GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON



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First Line: The petals of the faded rose
Last Line: Or breathes in love sublime.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Transience; Impermanence


The petals of the faded rose
Commingle silently,
One with the atoms of the dust,
One with the chaliced sea.

The essence of my fleeting youth
Caught in the web of time,
Exhales within the springing flowers
Or breathes in love sublime.





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