> 'That the future is a faded song, a Royal Rose or a lavender spray
> Of wistful regret for those who are not yet here to regret,
> Pressed between yellow leaves of a book that has never been opened'
J.P. Earls wrote:
> If it is possible to see the correspondences "faded song" = Vivienne;
> Royal Rose = Emily Hale; spray of lilacs = Verdenal; then the personal
> element here adds even more to its stature.
Well, I see the possibilties for "faded song" and "lavender spray" but
other than coming up with another name for "Royal Rose" how do you get
Emily Hale for the rose?