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Monday, 7 June 2021

[He Would Not Stay for Me, and Who Can Wonder?] by Alfred Edward Housman

He would not stay for me, and who can wonder?
He would not stay for me to stand and gaze.
I shook his hand, and tore my heart in sunder,
And went with half my life about my ways.

From: https://poets.org/poem/he-would-not-stay-me-and-who-can-wonder

Date: 1939 (published)

By: Alfred Edward Housman (1859-1936)