Where Ships of Purple — gently toss —
On Seas of Daffodil —
Fantastic Sailors — mingle —
And then — the Wharf is still!

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  1. Lauren says:

    How do you know it’s a sunset?

  2. Liz says:

    She’s talking about a sunset.

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