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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed. (1878–1962).  Anthology of Massachusetts Poets.  1922.
 
The Farewell
 
Winifred Virginia Jackson
 
 
WHAT is more beautiful
    Than thought, soul-fed,
That I may be the crimson of a rose
    When dead?
 
My soul, so light a joy        5
    And grief will be,
That it will gently press the brown earth down
    On me.
 

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