"Spring: Blank Verse"
Spring
What beauties spring thou hast the waving lilac
and the stiff tall peach with roselike flowers
with yellow chorchorus and with nectarine blossom
some with grace wave and some though tall are stiff
waving is lilac, so is yellow chorchorus
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5

waving is cherry blossom though not so graceful
as the spiry lilac and the hyacinth
stiff is the pear and nectarine with the peach
and apricot, all these are stiff but in return
their flowers are beautiful. so are birds and beasts
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10

as well as flowers some are wild and cruel
such are the tiger, panther, lynx and ounce
so also in return these animals
are pretty in the other sort
some dogs are ugly, but conceal within
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15

some good intentions good ideas good thoughts.
but spring, there is one tree that thou bringʼst forth
that is more beautiful than all the others—
this is the apple blossom o how sweet
is that fine tree and so I end.
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