Oliver Herford

(1863-1935)

I Heard A Bird Sing - Poem by Oliver Herford

I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December.
A magical thing
And sweet to remember.

'We are nearer to Spring
Than we were in September,'
I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December.


Comments about I Heard A Bird Sing by Oliver Herford

  • (12/14/2017 3:31:00 PM)


    This one is so close to my heart! (Report) Reply

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  • (12/12/2017 2:14:00 PM)


    Does anyone know the main idea to this poem? (Report) Reply

  • (11/6/2015 7:28:00 AM)


    Short and sweet melody presented in the write. Thanks for sharing.9 points. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 6, 2015



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