Fuchsia is a dancer

Dancing on her toes,

Clad in red and purple,

By a cottage wall;

Sometimes in a greenhouse,

In frilly white and rose,

Dressed in her best for the fairies'

evening ball!


From: A Flower Fairy Alphabet, Poems and Pictures by Cicely Mary Barker

(Published by: Blackie & Son Ltd., London & Glasgow; Printed by: Smith and Richie Ltd., Edinburgh)

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