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T. R. Smith, comp.  Poetica Erotica: Rare and Curious Amatory Verse.  1921–22.
 
The Tapir
Anonymous
 
(1895)

O LITTLE cleft of coral
Grown about with daffodils;
Fountain of porphyry
Where the waters of Helicon gust,
I would drink at your waters,        5
Entwining my tongue
About the clitoral erubescence
Of your most secret passion.
Winding in and out
Draining, drawing,        10
Curving about the sardonyx mouth
Of the sacred urn;
Drinking, O delicious!
O thirsty devouring of viscous moon-beams,
Of mucilaginous star light.        15
I gather your two rosebuds
And strip their petals
While eating your thrice extracted honeycomb,
NOW
O falling stars….        20
Bathed in your liquid loveliness
Anointed with your adorable essence.
 
 
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