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Friday, 13 April 2018

If Green Be for Jealousy by Henry Dawson Lowry

If green be for jealousy,
Green’s the robe for me.
If envy go in yellow,
Yellow let it be.

For the red robe of love
With my state doth not agree;
And if I should go in nakedness
Shameful it would be.

From: Lowry, Henry Dawson, The Hundred Windows, 1904, Elkin Mathews: London, p. 2.
(https://archive.org/details/hundredwindows00lowruoft

Date: 1904

By: Henry Dawson Lowry (1869-1906)