Spring and Fall: To a Young Child

Album: Leave Your Sleep (2010)
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  • Margaret, are you grieving
    Over Goldengrove unleaving?
    Leaves, lake the things of man, you
    With your fresh thoughts care for, can you?

    Ah! As the heart grows older
    It will come to such sights colder
    By and by, nor spare a sigh
    Though worlds of wanwood leafmeal lie;

    And yet you wall weep and know why.
    Now no matter, child, the name:
    Sorrows springs are the same.
    Nor mouth had, no nor mind, expressed

    What heart heard of, ghost guessed:
    It as the blight man was born for,
    It is Margaret you mourn for. Writer/s: DP, NATALIE MERCHANT
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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