I kiss the rosebud which you wore
I kiss the rosebud which you wore,
Yet know not why I love it so ;
'Twas but a simple flower before
It blushed against thy breast of snow.
But since, to such a worth 'tis grown,
It is a guerdon most divine ;
Because the touch which it has known,
The breast which it has pressed, were thine.
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