A rare hue scarce seen, save in dreams or on canvas.
As rare and precious of that finest of spices.
Lizzie Sidall, yet more vibrant.
Potent. Hair of a Goddess.
So potent and lingering, my eyes are
still suffused .
Such were my thoughts, presented with auburn haze.
Then she turned, and her glowing blossomed, as the sun at dawn-
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