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|Slender Your Hands|
Slender your hands and soft and white|
As petals of moon-kissed roses;
Yet the grasp of your fingers slight
My passionate heart encloses.
Innocent eyes like delicate spheres|
That are born when day is dying;
Yet the wisdom of all the years
Is in their lovelight lying.
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