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Poem of the week: Bright is the Ring of Words by Robert Louis Stevenson

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I was surprised how much impact this Victorian classic holds. An untarnished golden oldie? I think so

Bright is the ring of words
When the right man rings them,
Fair the fall of songs
When the singer sings them.
Still they are carolled and said –
On wings they are carried –
After the singer is dead
And the maker is buried.

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