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Hallowe’en 2015 — Mariposa

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Actually, I don’t think Wordsworth had this kind of butterfly in mind when he wrote this ode. Bob Mackie did, though, when he created Le Papillon, the original gown for Barbie that Kelini Couture based this series of gowns on. I’ve chosen the pink color here, in tribute to Mackie’s original design.

Stay near me—do not take thy flight!
A little longer stay in sight!
Much converse do I find in thee,
Historian of my infancy!

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