An Epitaph (de la Mare, 1912)
| An Epitaph
written by Walter de la Mare
|The Listeners and Other Poems (1912)||Link to further information|
Here lies a most beautiful lady,
Light of step and heart was she;
I think she was the most beautiful lady
That ever was in the West Country.
But beauty vanishes; beauty passes;
However rare — rare it be;
And when I crumble, who will remember
This lady of the West Country?
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