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(14 June 1908 – 6 July 2003 / London / England)

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Change

Change
Said the sun to the moon,
You cannot stay.

Change
Says the moon to the waters,
All is flowing.

Change
Says the fields to the grass,
Seed-time and harvest,
Chaff and grain.

You must change said,
Said the worm to the bud,
Though not to a rose,

Petals fade
That wings may rise
Borne on the wind.

You are changing
said death to the maiden, your wan face
To memory, to beauty.

Are you ready to change?
Says the thought to the heart, to let her pass
All your life long

For the unknown, the unborn
In the alchemy
Of the world's dream?

You will change,
says the stars to the sun,
Says the night to the stars.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003


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  • Fay Slimm (8/28/2008 6:14:00 AM)

    Such a tumult of truth - change is surely all we know.

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  • Michael Shepherd (3/11/2005 6:55:00 AM)

    A fine memorial of a great lady.

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