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Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Happy Valentines Day!

I made this: Avid Reader at 8:00 am
The first Valentines Day card I ever received (from someone OTHER than my parents) had the following poem accompanying it. 

And being over the moon with delight and joy (at having received one!) I promptly memorised it and can still recite it with pleasure. 

A White Rose

by John Boyle O'Reilly

THE RED rose whispers of passion,
  And the white rose breathes of love;
Oh, the red rose is a falcon,
  And the white rose is a dove.
But I send you a cream-white rosebud        5
  With a flush on its petal tips;
For the love that is purest and sweetest
  Has a kiss of desire on the lips.

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