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1

He wants a small cabin there

And a small cabin build there

2

The cabin is made of clay and wattles

of clay and wattles

3

He wants rows of beans

Nine bean-rows

4

He wants a hive for bees

hive for the honey-bee

5

He wants to live alone with the bees

live alone in the bee-loud glade

6

It is peaceful and slow there

peace comes dropping slow

7

He describes the mists of the morning

veils of the morning

8

Theres a purple, dreamlike glow at noon and the night shimmers

There midnight's all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow

9

He's going to go there now

I will arise and go now

10

He thinks about it all the time

for always night and day

11

He hears the water

I hear the water lapping

12

The reality - he is in a city

pavements grey

13

The desire is deep within him

I hear it in the deep heart's core

14

themes

nature
peace
ideal world