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This poem is taken from PN Review 36, Volume 10 Number 4, March - April 1984.

Journey David Constantine
Leaving the watered villages
The ash and poplar cool in their appearances
We came the companionable stream and I
To the last farm by and by.

For the whitethorn there
That was in flower later than anywhere
The girl water would not continue with me
I left her under the last tree.

Then some days following
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