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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

The Highwayman - Bloody Good!


Note: I'm not crazy about poetry unless it's hyper-violent & from the first decade of the 20th century.

The Highwayman
By Alfred Noyes
FULL TEXT HERE AND AT IMAGE

Here's a huge spoiler tho:
VII
Tlot-tlot, in the frosty silence! Tlot-tlot, in the echoing night!
Nearer he came and nearer! Her face was like a light!
Her eyes grew wide for a moment; she drew one last deep breath,
Then her finger moved in the moonlight,
Her musket shattered the moonlight,
Shattered her breast in the moonlight and warned him-with her death.
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