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The Poplar grows up straight and tall,
The Pear-tree spreads along the wall,
O poplar, you are great
among the hill-stones,
while I perish on the path
among the crevices of the rocks.
Below me trees unnumbered rise,
Beautiful in various dyes:
Listen what the poplar-tree
And murmuring waters counselled me.
Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Blood on the leaf and blood at the root
the bird in the poplar tree
dreaming, his head
tucked into
far-and-near exile under his wing ...
Pocahontas' body, lovely as a poplar, sweet as a red haw in
A strange thing surely that my Heart, when love had come unsought
Upon the Norman upland or in that poplar shade,
The poplars are felled, farewell to the shade
And the whispering sound of the cool colonnade,
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