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W.B. Yeats

near me,
Come near, come near, come near — Ah, leave me still
A little space for the rose–breath to fill!

— W.B. Yeats, from “To the Rose upon the Rood of Time,” The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats (Scribner; 2nd Revised edition, September 9, 1996) Originally published 1950.

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