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Lament in December - The Cool Web : A Robert Graves Oratorio
Lament in December by Robert Graves (uncollected poems) December’s come and all is dead; Weep, woods, for summer far has sped And leaves rot in the valley bed. Grey-blue and gaunt the oak-boughs spread Mourn through a mist their leafage shed. December, season of the dead! Brown-golden, scarlet, orange-red Autumn’s bright hues are faded, fled. …