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Sea Poppies

    


Hilda Doolittle, 1886-1961 Gary Bachlund

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mp delicato

     
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 
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          
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            


Am - ber husk flu - ted with gold, fruit on the

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    
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     
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sand marked with a rich grain,
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trea - sure spilled near the shrub - pines to

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Copyright © 2009 Gary Bachlund
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All international rights reserved. www.bachlund.org


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2 Sea Poppies

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bleach on the boul - ders: your stalk has caught

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                  

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root a- mong wet peb - bles and drift flung by the sea and

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gra - ted shells and split conch - shells. Beau - ti - ful, beau - ti - ful, wide - spread,

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fire up - on leaf, what mea - dow yields so fra - grant a leaf as
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          
your bright leaf?

        


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 
Am - ber husk flu - ted with gold,

         


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             
       
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          
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fruit on the sand marked with a rich grain...

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Sea pop - pies. Sea pop - pies.
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20 XI 2009
circa 3' 00" Berlin