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To My Wife (Author: Oscar Wilde)
with a copy of my poems
- 1] I can write no stately proem
2] As a prelude to my lay;
3] From a poet to a poem
4] I would dare to say.
- 5] For if of these fallen petals
6] One to you seem fair,
7] Love will waft it till it settles
8] On your hair.
- 9] And when wind and winter harden
10] All the loveless land,
11] It will whisper of the garden,
12] You will understand.