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The Romantic’s Prayer

From the May 2009 Print Edition

Help me to lay aside my glitzy schemes, My starry ifs , my svelte velleities; Write off the wasted seasons, the regrets, The fantasies of fame, the stubborn dreams Of lotteries won and weeks of sunlit ease On the Riviera, trips on private jets, “Adventure and romance,” those heady . . . . Continue Reading »