Where the shadows still lay deep
I found in the heart of a flower
A tiny fairy asleep.
Her flower couch was perfumed,
Leaf curtains drawn with care,
And there she sweetly slumbered,
With a jewel in her hair.
- from The Fairy Dew Drop by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Thanks to Sarah Miller for pointing me towards Laura Ingalls Wilder's Fairy Poems, a collection introduced and compiled by Stephen W. Hines and illustrated by Richard Hull.
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