11 June 2007 - a water drop

< yesterday -- tomorrow >

When a water drop arrives
And spreads its shells wide
The oysters must be envious
For how would they find
A better smooth-layered pearl,
A safer place to hide?


Today I would change “better” to “richer”.

give me a clue so sweet and true

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