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Never here, forever there,
Where all parting, pain, and care,
And death, and time shall disappear,—
Forever there, but never here!
The horologe of Eternity
Sayeth this incessantly,—
“Forever — never!
Never — forever!”
The Old Clock on the Stairs (1845)
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More from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Look, then, into thine heart, and write!
Voices of the Night (1839)
Music is the universal language of mankind — poetry their universal pastime and delight.
I shot an arrow into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where.
The Arrow and the Song (1845)
The grave itself is but a covered bridge,
Leading from light to light, through a brief darkness!
The Golden Legend (1872)
There is a Reaper, whose name is Death,
And, with his sickle keen,
He reaps the bearded grain at a breath,
And the flowers that grow between.
The Reaper and the Flowers (1839)