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First Line: Last night, at sunset
Last Line: I should have understood their burning.
Subject(s): Candles


LAST night, at sunset,
The foxgloves were like tall altar candles.
Could I have lifted you to the roof of the green-house, my Dear,
I should have understood their burning.





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