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A prompt—executive Bird is the Jay—

Emily Dickinson


A prompt—executive Bird is the Jay—
Bold as a Bailiff's Hymn—
Brittle and Brief in quality—
Warrant in every line—

Sitting a Bough like a Brigadier
Confident and straight—
Much is the mien of him in March
As a Magistrate—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 20 Oct 2018 5:34 AM | Viewed: 7884 times

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