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Dannie Abse


Welsh poet and retired doctor; medicine, his Jewish culture and Welsh nationality are frequent themes in his work.
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Dannie Abse
Praying is another way of singing.
You plant in the tree the soul of lemons.
You plant in the gardens the spirit of roses.
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I know the colour rose, and it is lovely,
But not when it ripens in a tumour.
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And silence matched the silence under snow.




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