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The Trees At Night



Under vague silver moonlight
The trees are lovely and ghostly,
In the pale blue of the night
There are few stars to see.
 
The leaves are green still, but brown-blent:
They stir not, only known
By a poignant delicate scent
To the lonely moon blown.
 
The lonely lovely trees sigh
For summer spent and gone:
A few homing leaves drift by,
Poor souls bewildered and wan.
 

 
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