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Togara Muzanenhamo

    Unsaid, so it goes again, today
    When I shall lay my head down
    And not think of you or dream
    Of you for ever till morning.
    The hours pass unpromised,
    Darkness will never listen or say
    There, there or offer a last touch -
    But stand back and wait, tainting
    Every morning.
Taken from 'Spirit Brides'...
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