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THE SUNFLOWER, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah sun-flower! Weary of time
Last Line: Where my sun-flower wishes to go.
Variant Title(s): Ah Sunflower
Subject(s): Bible; Holidays; Mythology; New Year; Sunflowers

Ah Sun-flower! weary of time,
Who countest the steps of the Sun,
Seeking after that sweet golden clime
Where the traveller's jpourney is done;

Where the Youth pined away with desire,
And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow,
Arise from their graves and aspire,
Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.

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