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Rupert Brooke (1887–1915).  Collected Poems. 1916.
  
VI. Other Poems
8. Beauty and Beauty
  
WHEN Beauty and Beauty meet
  All naked, fair to fair,
The earth is crying-sweet,
  And scattering-bright the air,
Eddying, dizzying, closing round,        5
  With soft and drunken laughter;
Veiling all that may befall
  After—after—
  
Where Beauty and Beauty met,
  Earth’s still a-tremble there,       10
And winds are scented yet,
  And memory-soft the air,
Bosoming, folding glints of light,
  And shreds of shadowy laughter;
Not the tears that fill the years       15
  After—after—

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