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James Joyce

(2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941 / Dublin / Ireland)

Because Your Voice Was at My Side


Because your voice was at my side
I gave him pain,
Because within my hand I held
Your hand again.

There is no word nor any sign
Can make amend -- -
He is a stranger to me now
Who was my friend.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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