Last Token, The
DESCRIPTION: "Come press to your heart this last token, Though 'tis neither silver nor gold, 'Twill remind you of words you have spoken Too fondly to ever be told. When I'm far away a-sleeping... Your first love you'll never forget."
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: love death
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 739, "The Last Token" (1 fragment)
cf. "Little Rosewood Casket"
NOTES: I'm sure this is a fragment of something longer. It may even be elsewhere in the Index. But Randolph's fragment is so short that I can't identify it. - RBW
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