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les ingénus


high heels struggled against long skirts
such that according to terrain and wind
at times shone a bit of leg too often
intercepted and we loved that fool's game
at times the bite of a jealous insect
troubled the neck of beauties neath the branches
and we had sudden lightning of white napes
and that regalia sated our madman's eyes
evening fell an equivocal autumn evening
beauties dreaming in our arms
spoke words so specious very low
our soul since then trembles and marvels