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White China Tea

Rating: 4.7

White tea,
aristocrat that once
an emperor’s concubines’
slim fingers plucked
at dawn, dew-drenched
upon the mountainside,
rare oriental pearl, its
scent so subtle and precise
defies analysis,
is pure delight.

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Mr Tea 26 April 2006

Marvellous. Mr Crowther has chosen his subject well and celebrated it with elegant simplicity.

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Philippa Lane 16 June 2005

Delicious - a poem of temptation...(I don't understand Michael Shepherd's remarks re title - but then I rarely do) .

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Michael Shepherd 09 June 2005

I enjoyed every sip of this tribute, Pete - except the title! I've never thought of it as that - being addicted to everything gold!

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Scarborough Gypsy 09 June 2005

I also enjoyed this very much. Do you think if you repeated the line 'its wraths unfurl' it would give it even more impact? ? Always luv your stuff Gyp's

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Uriah Hamilton 09 June 2005

By all means very beautiful!

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