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“My Lord?” She asks. He speaks: “I cherish you,
“Dear Queen. No other man has ever known-
“A wife so noble, steadfast, brave, and true!”
And yet I played a part, was not alone,
But strove an equal there with Gods and man,
In actions bards will sing through all the years.
I need to share such special hours again.
The great queen speaks, her cheeks are wet with years;
And “What of me?” I prayed that Zeus might spare-
Your life, might save our island kingdom too.
And so he has. Would you once more then dare-
To test his patience ? Is not rest your due?
“My love”, He says,” ’tis Zeus who bides me,
“To sail into the sunrise, past those straits-
“That guard our little Island sea, and know-
“I have no choice, we answer to our fates.”
But, Gods deal fairly when they don’t destroy;
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