John Burroughs
Roxbury, New York
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Bluebird

Rating: 4.8
A wistful note from out the sky,
'Pure, pure, pure,' in plaintive tone,
As if the wand'rer were alone,
And hardly knew to sing or cry.

But now a flash of eager wing,
Flitting, twinkling by the wall,
And pleadings sweet and am'rous call,-
Ah, now I know his heart doth sing!
O bluebird, welcome back again,
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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 April 2021
2) well-read layered and loaded, beautiful metaphors, a real nature poem, about various favorite birds of the great poet. Very nice poem! Congratulations for the Classic Poem Of The Day!
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Sylvia Frances Chan 21 April 2021
1) The poem about the blue bird, the poet's most loved ones are the birds on his farm where he grew up as a child, the meadows nearby,
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Beautifully written with compelling imagery
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A beautiful poem with great imagery.
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