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Lady 'Rogue' Singleton by Stevie Smith

Come, wed me, Lady Singleton,

And we will have a baby soon

And we will live in Edmonton

Where all the friendly people run.

I could never make you happy, darling,

Or give you the baby you want,

I would always very much rather, dear,

Live in a tent.

I am not a cold woman, Henry,

But I do not feel for you,

What I feel for the elephants and the miasmas

And the general view.

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