Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive,
Half wishing they were dead to save the shame.
The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow;
They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats,
And flare up bodily, wings and all. What then?
Who's sorry for a gnat.. or girl?
Bio: Edward Michael "Ed" Balls is a British Labour Party and Co-operative Party politician. He was the Member of Parliament for Normanton from 2005 to 2010 and for Morley and Outwood from 2010 to 2015.