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Daphnis and Chloe

You found it difficult to woo—
so do we who follow you.

Everyone would like to mate;
Everyone has had to wait.

So much beauty, so much burning!
But ages pass as we are learning.

Credit


Author


Haniel Long

Date Published: 1977-01-01

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/daphnis-and-chloe