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  • She was petite and oh so chic
    She was French language lab
    She said, this is how to learn to speak
    As close to native speech as we can,
    Listen, how folks say it

    She had just come back
    from the mandatory year in France
    I thought while there, she said, "all that life going on
    back at home and I'm not there living it"

    She looked at me
    You have two homes
    she said and in my heart I said
    Bless you, Denise.

    She was putting up a notice
    on the doors to the cafeteria once
    and someone walked by and said
    Not there, Denise
    and water-like she said

    She said, one brisk morning, she had put
    a magnolia in warm water.
    That makes it open.

    She worked in the company of flowers
    at a flower shoppe The Gilded Lily
    She gave me a Stargazer
    nestled among white blooms

    She introduced me to Alstroemeria. Swedish Carl Nilsson Linnæus, 23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778, after ennoblement called Carl von Linné, botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of binomial nomenclature (the scientific naming of species: each species receives a Latin or Latinized name of two parts, the first gives the genus, the second the species), the father of modern taxonomy, writing often in Latin (Latin name Carolus Linnæus, after 1761 Carolus a Linné),
    named the genus for close
    friend, Clas Alströmer (Claus von Alstroemer 1736 - 1794).

    Alstroemer had collected many seeds
    on a journey to South America in 1753; the plant's
    seeds was one of them.
    French Friar Louis Éconches Feuillée (also spelled Feuillet, born 1660, Mane, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence - departed April 18, 1732), botanist of the Order of Minims (Minimi, O.M. Founder, St Francis of Paola, 1416 - 1507) was the first to describe
    The Lily of the Incas.

    I admire the delicate rosy pink colour
    - like my favorite flower august Gladiolus -
    Denise tells me, It comes from Peru

    She is forever linked with The Stargazer Lily
    The Peruvian Lily, and all of the Order Liliales
    Denise. She is
    The gilded lily.

    Apres Une Reve
    2:44 published: Dec 01, 2007 by Jeremiah Jones, Lisztonian
    Gabriel Faure

    Photo, Lily Flower From A Bouquet, by Robert Kraft
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