Bread and Cherries

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Bread and Cherries
written by Walter de la Mare
Peacock Pie (1913) Link to further information




'Cherries, ripe cherries!'
The old woman cried,
In her snowy white apron,
And basket beside;
And the little boys came,
Eyes shining, cheeks red,
To buy a bag of cherries,
To eat with their bread.

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