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SONG: DU BIST WIE EINE BLUME, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair art thou as a flower
Last Line: As fair and pure as now.
Subject(s): God; Love; Metaphor; Similes


Fair art thou as a flower
And innocent and shy:
I look on thee and sorrow;
I grieve, I know not why.

I long to lay, in blessing,
My hand upon thy brow,
And pray that God may keep thee
As fair and pure as now.





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