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Alice Duer Miller

(28 July 1874 - 22 August 1942 / New York City, New York)

Poems of Alice Duer Miller

1. A Bread and Butter Letter 3/15/2012
2. A Creed 3/15/2012
3. A Dialouge 3/15/2012
4. A Lady's Choice 3/15/2012
5. After a Quarrel 3/15/2012
6. After a Year 3/15/2012
7. An American to France 3/15/2012
8. An Exhortation to Gentleness 3/15/2012
9. Batalha 3/15/2012
10. Before Spring 3/15/2012
11. Brandon 3/15/2012
12. Easton's Beach 3/15/2012
13. Exile 3/15/2012
14. Final Poem 3/15/2012
15. Forsaking All Others Part 1 3/15/2012
16. Forsaking All Others Part 3 3/15/2012
17. Forsaking All Others Part 4 3/15/2012
18. Forsaking All Others Part 5 3/15/2012
19. From the German 3/15/2012
20. Harbor 3/15/2012

After a Year

YES, you have guessed it. Do not blame me, dear.
Indeed, I did not dream, 0 tender eyes,
When first we met, that in a little year
My words would dim you with pain's dumb surprise.

Do not reproach me, for I suffer too ­
An agony of shame and self-contempt;
And know that I shall miss, far more than you,
The lost illusions of this dream we've dreamt.

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