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Emily Dickinson

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

My friend must be a Bird


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My friend must be a Bird—
Because it flies!
Mortal, my friend must be,
Because it dies!
Barbs has it, like a Bee!
Ah, curious friend!
Thou puzzlest me!

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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