A.E. Housman: Stars

Stars, I have seen them fall,
But when they drop and die
No star is lost at all
From all the star-sown sky.
The toil of all that be
Helps not the primal fault;
It rains into the sea,
And still the sea is salt.
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Recommended Reading:

Gareth Rees: Stars, I have seen them fall

Analysis of the poem by A.E. Housman.

http://garethrees.org/2007/09/28/housman/

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