Posted by: awildslimalien | June 15, 2010

Magpie

Magpie

Patrick Wolf – Magpie (featuring Marianne Faithfull)

One for sorrow
Two for joy
Three for a girl
Four for a boy
Five for silver
Six for gold
Seven for a secret, never to be told
Eight for a wish
Nine for a kiss
Ten for a bird you must not miss

Photo of magpie by Paul Cecil of the excellent Everything is permuted.

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