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Song #4

John Clare 1793 (Helpston) – 1864 (St Andrew's Hospital)



I wish I was where I would be,
With love alone to dwell,
Was I but her or she but me,
Then love would all be well.
I wish to send my thoughts to her
As quick as thoughts can fly,
But as the winds the waters stir
The mirrors change and fly.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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John Clare was an English poet in his time he was commonly known as the Northamptonshire Peasant Poet more…

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