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l'allée

 

pastorals saw such getups
all beribboned she passes delicately
under darkling boughs
along old greening benches
a thousand affecting ways
peculiar to pet birds
her long dress is blue and her fan
she clutches amid her rings
delights with amorous subjects so vague
she smiles dreaming each detail
a blonde wee nose red mouth
full and godly with unconscious pride
and above all finer than the fly
reigniting the simple dazzle of her eye

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