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Carl Sandburg - Humming Bird Woman

WHY should I be wondering
How you would look in black velvet and yellow? in orange and green?
I who cannot remember whether it was a dash of blue
Or a whirr of red under your willow throat—
Why do I wonder how you would look in humming-bird feathers?        5

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Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 37. Humming Bird Woman
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- V. Mist Forms
Year: Published/Written in 1922
Poem of the Day: May 17 2008

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