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  • Longings

    Like the beautiful bodies of those who died before growing old,
    sadly shut away in sumptuous mausoleum,
    roses by the head, jasmine at the feet --
    so appear the longings that have passed
    without being satisfied, not one of them granted
    a single night of pleasure, or one of its radiant mornings.

    Constantine P. Cavafy

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