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W. B. Yeats

How far away the stars seem, and how far
Is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart!

– W. B. Yeats, from “Ephemera,” The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats (Scribner; 2nd Revised edition September 9, 1996) Originally published 1889.

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