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4.25.20: 1096 (A narrow Fellow in the Grass)

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    A narrow Fellow in the Grass
    Occasionally rides —
    You may have met Him — did you not
    His notice sudden is —

    The Grass divides as with a Comb —
    A spotted shaft is seen —
    And then it closes at your feet
    And opens further on —

    He likes a Boggy Acre
    A Floor too cool for Corn —
    Yet when a Boy, and Barefoot —
    I more than once at Noon

    Have passed, I thought, a Whip lash
    Unbraiding in the Sun
    When stooping to secure it
    It wrinkled and was gone —

    Several of Nature’s People
    I know, and they know me —
    I feel for them a transport
    Of cordiality —

    But never met this Fellow,
    Attended, or alone
    Without a tighter breathing
    And Zero at the Bone —


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