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Above:  Buttons

Image Source = Marco Bernardini

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What satisfaction to disguise,

And hide yourself from mine,

And wait till seen by curious eyes

To let your glories shine?

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If I did kiss her, and ‘t were harm,

What business yours to spout it?

If I did fold her in my arm,

Why tell the world about it?

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You saucy little villain you,

To practice such deceit,

If ’twas not for the place you grew,

I’d cuss at you a bit.

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How oft’ the traits of this small hair

The human kind display!

They’re friends till some good chance appear,

And then they will betray.

JOHN DODSON, TAYLOR, SR. 

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Posted October 19, 2012 by neatnik2009 in John Dodson Taylor Sr.--Poems

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