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Ellis Parker Butler - Valentine To The Girl In Black

In hand I take this pen of mine
To write you, sweet, a valentine;
I’d take your dainty hand instead,
But—you’re a drawing—I am wed—
And that is why, you understand,
I only take my pen in hand.

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Poet: Ellis Parker Butler
Poem: Valentine To The Girl In Black
Volume: Leslie’s Monthly
Year: Published/Written in 1904
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