The red sun sinks over Cyprus
As it is sinking now,
And does your dark head linger thus,
And is the dying sunlight on your brow,
So cool and chaste
And double-faced?
You turn too quickly so my breath
Comes sharp.

Dorothy Hewett (1923 – 2002), Australian Poet

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