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4.25.11: 122 (These are the days when Birds come back)

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    These are the days when Birds come back —
    A very few — a Bird or two —
    To take a backward look.

    These are the days when skies resume
    The old — old sophistries of June —
    A blue and gold mistake.

    Oh fraud that cannot cheat the Bee —
    Almost thy plausibility
    Induces my belief.

    Till ranks of seeds their witness bear —
    And softly thro’ the altered air
    Hurries a timid leaf.

    Oh Sacrament of summer days,
    Oh Last Communion in the Haze —
    Permit a child to join.

    Thy sacred emblems to partake —
    They consecrated bread to take
    And thine immortal wine!


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