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she kept Tobias…

she kept Tobias

kissed his geranium and sent it back

sent the Spring—

and the man with the daisy-watch-chain?

I don’t know




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an offering…

an offering might help,

Tobias said,

some words perhaps

or our geranium

cast upon the melt


no, too cruel

maybe it would go outside awhile

visit and be friendly

it might agree





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tobias meets a stranger

who was it i met last evening?
i should remember

the air was cold
the sky blue in the centre
orange at the edge

or was it damp?
it must have been outside we met

i remember

he walked at the edge of the sidewalk
close to the trees
he carried a geranium