Poet: Carl Sandburg
Humming Bird Woman
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- V. Mist Forms
Year: Published/Written in 1922
Poem of the Day:
May 17 2008
Comment 3 of 3, added on January 5th, 2012 at 12:15 AM.
Action requires knowldege, and now I can act!
Comment 2 of 3, added on September 6th, 2005 at 11:29 PM.
its like she woke up one morning and she doesn't know who she is...
Jacque from Philippines
Comment 1 of 3, added on February 23rd, 2005 at 10:32 PM.
I hate to unromantacize it but it sounds like a one-night stand, a cold, one-night stand. At that moment, she was beautiful and exotic like a hummingbird but once the passion died down, she was nothing, colorless, insignificant (as most one-night stands are).
from United States
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