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The birch begins to crack its outer sheath
Of baby green and show the white beneath....
When Mr. Apollinax visited the United States
His laughter tinkled among the teacups.
There are various orders of beauty, causing men to make fools of themselves in various styles ... but there is one order of beauty ...
Rude poets of the tavern hearth,
squandering your unquoted mirth,
"Three foggy mornings and one rainy day
Will rot the best birch fence a man can build."
Birch boughs enough piled everywhere!
All fresh and sound from the recent ax.
Nothing will be left white but here a birch,
And there a clump of houses with a church.
I gave him the lead gift in the twilight. What fell was relaxed,
Owl-downy, soft feminine feathers; but what
A tree that can fill the span of a man's arms
Grows from a downy tip;
Such uncorrected visions end in church
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