Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, EROS (1), by RALPH WALDO EMERSON

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First Line: The sense of the world is short
Last Line: Tis not to be improved.
Subject(s): Love

The sense of the world is short, --
Long and various the report, --
To love and be beloved;
Men and gods have not outlearned it;
And, how oft soe'er they've turned it,
'Tis not to be improved.

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