Hmmm…. when love is done, indeed

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The night has a thousand eyes,
And the day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
With the dying of the sun.

The mind has a thousand eyes,
And the heart but one;
Yet the light of a whole life dies
When love is done.

by Francis William Bourdillon

The illustration is a sunset by Adam Ziaja http://ziaja.name taken on 15 Sep 2006 and made available via Wikimedia.

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