The shining city

And what if Dido had merely returned to work in Carthage;
Collected the taxes and thrown the summer ball,
Tended Sychaeus’s grave
Head high; heart guarded –
A glance, perhaps, from a duke or a smile from a serving-boy
To remind her she was Elissa and
To light her way past Rome.

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