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Daybreak

John Donne 1572 (London) – 1631 (London)



STAY, O sweet and do not rise!
The light that shines comes from thine eyes;
The day breaks not: it is my heart,
Because that you and I must part.
Stay! or else my joys will die
And perish in their infancy.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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