‘It Might Have Been’
In the frame is an old picture of a beautiful lady called Maud Muller. On the back of the picture is a poem called ‘It Might Have Been’ about her very poignant love story by John Greenleaf Whittier. It’s a very beautiful, but long, poem so I haven’t posted it but you will find it HERE.
Before you read the poem it would be helpful to read this small paragraph about her and the young man she met. This is the LINK.
Part of the poem goes:
“The sweet song died, and a vague unrest
And a nameless longing filled her breast,—”
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