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First Line: The sunset in the rosy west
Last Line: Good-bye, old world, good-bye.
Alternate Author Name(s): Scott, D. C.


THE sunset in the rosy west
Burned soft and high;
A shore-lark fell like a stone to his nest
In the waving rye.

A wind came over the garden beds
From the dreamy lawn,
The pansies nodded their purple heads,
The poppies began to yawn.

One pansy said: It is only sleep,
Only his gentle breath:
But a rose lay strewn in a snowy heap,
For the rose it was only death.

Heigho, we've only one life to live,
And only one death to die:
Good-morrow, new world, have you nothing to give? --
Good-bye, old world, good-bye.





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