Tell her - what?... Ah,! win her admiration
With not much to say;
Something - of general truths: as that day
And night mean the earth's full rotation!
That... during a single pulse-rate
The earth orbits through millions of miles
The axis poles eternally grate:
' Time - stirs the void -
That a year - means whole nature's tremor,
That the seasons - not simply
How waters melt and freeze
And that a heart beats for only an hour.
Tell her that...
...then discuss the weather
Where is it warmer ? Colder where ?
And add - what the fashion is this year
And not a word more.