Death of the beloved, and other poems by W. R. McAlpine

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Published by Lake House Investments in Colombo, Sri Lanka .

Written in English

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StatementW.R. McAlpine.
LC ClassificationsPR6063.C23 D43 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1377929M
ISBN 109555520674
LC Control Number92910077

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On The Death Of The Beloved — John O’Donohue. Though we need to weep your loss. We look towards each other no longer From the old distance of our names; Now you dwell inside the rhythm of breath, As close to us as we are to ourselves.

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From John O’Donohue’s book To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings, On the Death of the Beloved. Though we need to weep your loss, You dwell in that safe place in our hearts Where no storm or night or pain can reach you. Your love was like the dawn Brightening over our lives, Awakening beneath the dark A further adventure.

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