The park was luscious and filled with swans and fairy-like creatures

The fairies were the many children old enough to walk but not talk, excited to be out trying to run and jump. Swans were gliding and posing, geese were honking, and wet turtles were in fact jumping, plop! back into the pond.
in Just-
spring          when the world is mud-
luscious the little
lame balloonman
whistles          far          and wee
and eddieandbill come
running from marbles and
piracies and it’s
spring
when the world is puddle-wonderful
the queer
old balloonman whistles
far          and             wee
and bettyandisbel come dancing
from hop-scotch and jump-rope and
it’s
spring
and
         the
                  goat-footed
balloonMan          whistles
far
and
wee

Axé.

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