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Paperwhites

Polyanthus: prolific bloomer,

one month from bulb to flower

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on tall shoots green

against slant rays of February.

Tiny trumpets of light

for the house-plant winter;

scent of lilac crossed with rose.

Sudden ally, lustrous

in a season's darkening:

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a wish sprouted

live from a friend.