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Loveliest of trees.... - Wemyss's Appalling Hobby:
From the Party Guilty of Committing 'Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn'
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Loveliest of trees....
Some Housman, for Eastertide, Poetry Month, and the birthday of our own Silver Ariel:

LOVELIEST of trees, the cherry now

Is hung with bloom along the bough,

And stands about the woodland ride

Wearing white for Eastertide.

 

Now, of my threescore years and ten,

Twenty will not come again,

And take from seventy springs a score,

It only leaves me fifty more.

 

And since to look at things in bloom

Fifty springs are little room,

About the woodlands I will go

To see the cherry hung with snow.

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eagles_rock From: eagles_rock Date: April 7th, 2007 08:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
Diana Dors, with a blister on her foot.

and none the worse for the connection
wemyss From: wemyss Date: April 11th, 2007 01:59 pm (UTC) (Link)

You, my dear....

... Are poetry in reference.
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