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I know a girl


She laughed when

she found his money

in his old boots

The money that

he hid from her;

She spent it all.


In their apartment

By the green sea,

they were happy.


He would paint

her when the

morning came

through the streaks

on their window panes.


Together they

would walk

where the boats

rocked against

the old dock.


Her hair would

play with light,

Coal black it would

dance along her

brown shoulders


She laughed;

It sounded

like bells

to him.

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