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Roman Anemones

Mathilde Blind 1841 (Mannheim) – 1896 (London)

THE maiden meadows softly blush
Beneath the enamoured breeze,
And break into one purple flush
Of frail anemones.

Violet and rose and vermeil white,
Woven of sun and showers,
They seem to be embodied light
Transfigured into flowers.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Mathilde Blind

Mathilde Blind, was a German-born British poet. Her work was praised by Matthew Arnold and French politician and historian Louis Blanc. more…

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