Archibald Lampman

(17 November 1861 - 10 February 1899 / Morpeth, Ontario)

A Re-Assurance


With what doubting eyes, oh sparrow,
Thou regardest me,
Underneath yon spray of yarrow,
Dipping cautiously.

Fear me not, oh little sparrow,
Bathe and never fear,
For to me both pool and yarrow
And thyself are dear.

Submitted: Thursday, April 08, 2010

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