A dilapidated castle. Exactly the place, Descriptions match With what he had read. When moon and the stars Were obscured by clouds And not a speck of light Dared make holes in night's shroud, On such a night In this castle two lovelorn hearts had sheltered and rested. The heavens had opened up that night. Threatening to thwart their plans. Elope they however did and In this castle came and hid. A little distance outside the city This old castle had existed A secret chamber built in its walls Had sheltered the lovers From that night's storm's wrath. Years later, reading the diary of his mother He found mention of this incident. Back he, therefore, had chosen to come; to quench his curiosity And savour the aura Of the place’s romanticism That his parents may have felt that night.
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