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First Line: O masquer, are you loth love sleep
Last Line: To make the bed for you.
Subject(s): Death; Fate; Flowers; Kisses; Love; Sleep; Dead, The; Destiny


O Masquer, are you loth Love Sleep
Should kiss your eyelids close?
Yet, as you dance, the good earth-god
Takes thought for your repose.

Somewhere beneath the kindly dust,
Made sweet with thyme and rue,
Under a springing cypress-plant
A bed is made for you.

Dance on, and sing. But, softly weaned
From sunlight and from dew,
The great sad roses early die
To make the bed for you.





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