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Prince Albert’s Top Hat

Lily Ladewig

Prince Albert’s top hat is on display.
Your wife is beautiful but
the world doesn’t hate her for it.
She made you a brand new top hat
made of white leather and copper wire.
She painted the little bats on it herself.
A magician needs his top hat like a milkman
needs his bottles. Both are a blueish magic.
Please wear your top hat more often, we plead.

Lily Ladewig

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