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They say that love is blind my dear | 22-Feb-06

They say that love is blind my dear 
but how can that be true 
to me it's like a searchlight 
bringing hidden charms to view 

[...]

And blind indeed must be the eyes 
that cannot soon discover 
the beauty that is yours my love 
and keeps me still your lover.

This poem was printed on a silk cushion cover given to our enquirer's mother by ehr father on his return from overseas (he was in the Merchant Navy) sometime in the 1940's.

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I memorized this poem as a child from an old silk pillow that my mom had. The pillow was purple and had gold piping along the edge. I'm not sure where she got it from, but I certainly remember the pillow and the poem after all these years (over 30 years ago).
Natasha Benn


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