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Children

Children pick bouquets of winds From branches of sky, Then give back the blossom To the branch As winds give back To the flower the flower. Children listen to songs Of cherry-blossom springs, Touch whisperings of buds, Hold snow: The milk of morning, And brush a butterfly in flight. Only children.

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