Isaac Rosenberg

(25 November 1890 – 1 April 1918 / Bristol / England)

A Careless Heart


A little breath can make a prayer,
A little wind can take it
And turn it back again to air:
Then say, why should you make it ?

An ardent thought can make a word,
A little ear can hear it,
A careless heart forget it heard :
Then why keep ever near it ?

Submitted: Saturday, April 28, 2012
Edited: Saturday, April 28, 2012

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