Song About Her

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A Young Woman Washing Dishes by Camille Pissaro

Her beauty is invisible to untamed view
As that of many maidens be;
Her charm he never knew
Until she smiled on him;
Then he found her diamond eyes,
A jewel of passion, a well of grace!

Alas! Her reply is shy and silent,
To him it is a cold recrimination;
But his secret passion is not misspent
For the secret passion in her bastion;

Her infelicities are even muliebral, more
Than the felicities of other maidens are.

5 thoughts on “Song About Her

      1. Myth*.

        Ah sweetie, no one reads my poetry here. Only my offline friends. But thank you anyway. I gave it a shot, that is what matters most. 🙂 Love.

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