Reserve

Lizette Woodworth Reese 1856 (Waverly) – 1935



Keep back the one word more,
Nor give of your whole store;
For, it may be, in Art’s sole hour of need,
Lacking that word, you shall be poor indeed.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme AABB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 154
Words 32
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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