Elegy for Jane
by Theodore Roethke
Elegy for Jane Quotes
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And the mold sang in the bleached valleys under the rose. (9)
And she balanced in the delight of her thought,A wren, happy, tail into the wind, (4-5)
Oh, when she was sad, she cast herself down into such a pure depth, (10)
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I remember the neckcurls, limp and damp as tendrils; (1)
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