Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, TEARS, by TUMADIR BINT IBN AL-SHARID AL-KHANSA



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TEARS, by            
First Line: Tears, ere thy death, for many a one I shed
Last Line: (r. A. Nicholson)
Alternate Author Name(s): Tumardir Bint `amir Al-harith Ibn Ash-sharid; Al-khansa
Subject(s): Brothers; Death; Grief; Tears; War; Half-brothers; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness


TEARS, ere thy death, for many a one I shed,
But thine are all my tears since thou art dead.
To comforters I lend my ear apart,
While pain sits ever closer to my heart.

(R. A. Nicholson)





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