To the dark Mercedes of El Palacio de Amor
Language: English 
Mercedes is a jungle-lily in a death house.
Mercedes is a dommed star.
Mercedes is a charnel rose.
Go where gold
Will fall at the feet of your beauty,
Go where they will pay you well
For your loveliness.


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This text was added to the website: 2021-01-21
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