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First Line: Let me grow lovely, growing old
Last Line: Grow lovely, growing old?
Alternate Author Name(s): Wilson, Charlotte
Variant Title(s): Let Me Grow Lovely
Subject(s): Aging

LET ME GROW lovely, growing old --
So many fine things do;
Laces, and ivory, and gold,
And silks need not be new;

And there is healing in old trees,
Old streets a glamour hold;
Why may not I, as well as these,
Grow lovely, growing old?

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