To Be in Full Bloom Is Not Always Easy

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To be in full bloom is not always easy:
When at an apex, one has intimations.
Each stage of life is equally precious,
No number of years makes a glance less infectious,
The child unchanging through all perturbations.
Yet there is that which might make a rose queasy.

So naked the night! So painfully luscious!
Each moment limned by unclouded sensations!
Vicissitudes waiting, felicities breezy,
Each day brings one closer to one's limitations:
Never so perfect a time to perplex us!

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