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A Bird Came Down

Rating: 3.1

A bird came down the walk:
He did not know I saw;
He bit an angle-worm in halves
And ate the fellow, raw.

And then he drank a dew
From a convenient grass,
And then hopped sidewise to the wall
To let a beetle pass.

He glanced with rapid eyes
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Dr Antony Theodore 20 November 2020

And then he drank a dew From a convenient grass, And then hopped sidewise to the wall To let a beetle pass. very fine Poem. tony

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Dr Antony Theodore 13 October 2020

Like one in danger; cautious, I offered him a crumb, And he unrolled his feathers And rowed him softer home A great poem. tony

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Sylvia Frances Chan 13 October 2020

An entertaining beautiful poem that can only come from the pen of the great poetess. Loveliest events here and more occurrences. I have enjoyed very much this impressive poem. CONGRATULATIONS to dear family of the late great poetess.5 Stars full Votes!

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HonkHonk 18 November 2019

honk honk honk honk honk

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kalib 20 September 2019

there need to be tuna fish poems

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Adeeb Alfateh 11 July 2019

great 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Adeeb Alfateh 11 July 2019

superb and great He glanced with rapid eyes That hurried all abroad, - They looked like frightened beads, I thought; He stirred his velvet head

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Haidee Majola 16 November 2018

Then what a style to bring to the readers mind's eye the elegant, smooth graceful flight of this bird as it escaped to safety...in the last verse! . Amazingly gifted with words this Emily yah! ! ! !

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Practicing Poetess 16 November 2018

A characteristic Emily Dickinson poem, as she frequently wrote about her observances of nature.

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James Hart 26 September 2018

Love the poem but don’t understand the last verse.

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