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Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

A Bird Came Down


A bird came down the walk:
He did not know I saw;
He bit an angle-worm in halves
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  • Lydia Eby (3/30/2006 3:05:00 PM)

    The poem is nice, but the person who submitted it has taken it upon himself to change the punctuation that Emily orginally used. Punctuation means everything to a poet. (Report) Reply

  • Niall Macleoid (10/16/2004 8:50:00 AM)

    You have not printed this poem accurately. You have altered Dickinson's punctuation and have substituted 'splashless' for Dickinson's 'plashless'. I suggest that you are undermining an excellent site by lack of proper accuracy if you do this with other poets and their poetry. (Report) Reply

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