A Villanelle for Mother's Day
|Music: From The Carnival of the Animals: Persons with Long Ears
By Camille Saint-Saens. Sequenced by Ramon Pajares at Kunst der Fuge.
|A villanelle for Mother's Day
Should take me just about an hour:
Writing it is child's play.
Because I know just what to say,
Yet plain speech is not my way:
I do not wish to sound too fey,
Yes, childish! To my dismay,
Dawdles on. Let me just say
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