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A Roman said it in 2 words; someone else in 3: seize the day! We know it, yet still run out of ti...
We have tonight, my lover said,

To write a poem

A poem to write

Without a wasted word? said I

Said I, said I, said I

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Precisely so, my lover said, 

A hundred words

And one besides

'Tis not enough, I fast replied

'Tis not, 'tis not enough

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If love were true, my lover said,

You'd need but three

Just three would do

But I would die for you, I said

For you I'd die, said I

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Quick! Write our poem! my lover said

For time is short

And I'll be gone

Forever mourning wasted words 

And all the things wewishedwe'ddone

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