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His Bill is clasped—his Eye forsook—

Emily Dickinson

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His Bill is clasped—his Eye forsook—
His Feathers wilted low—
The Claws that clung, like lifeless Gloves
Indifferent hanging now—
The Joy that in his happy Throat
Was waiting to be poured
Gored through and through with Death, to be
Assassin of a Bird
Resembles to my outraged mind
The firing in Heaven,
On Angels—squandering for you
Their Miracles of Tune—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 16 Dec 2018 8:06 AM | Viewed: 6896 times

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