James Kenneth Stephen

(25 February 1859 – 3 February 1892 / England)

Of F.W.H.M. to One that Smokes


Spare us the hint of slightest desecration,
Spotless preserve us an untainted shrine;
Not for thy sake, oh goddess of creation,
Not for thy sake, oh woman, but for mine.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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