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An Intercepted Valentine

Carolyn Wells 1862 (Rahway) – 1942



Little Bo-Peep, will you be mine?
I want you for my Valentine.
You are my choice of all the girls,
With your blushing cheeks and your fluttering curls,
With your ribbons gay and your kirtle neat,
None other is so fair and sweet.
Little Bo-Peep, let's run away,
And marry each other on Midsummer Day;
And ever to you I'll be fond and true,

Your faithful Valentine,
LITTLE BOY BLUE.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Scheme AABBCCDDE AE
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 378
Words 72
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 9, 2

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