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Emily Dickinson - Mama never forgets her birds,

Mama never forgets her birds,
Though in another tree --
She looks down just as often
And just as tenderly
As when her little mortal nest
With cunning care she wove --
If either of her "sparrows fall,"
She "notices," above.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 164. Mama never forgets her birds,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 2 of 2, added on April 20th, 2010 at 11:03 AM.

It semes that she is talking about Mother nature, or even God (his eye is on the sparrow) I really like this one.

Jason from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on September 24th, 2008 at 6:37 PM.

This poem reminds me of my mother. She just passed away. I can picture her looking down on us... her children and making sure we are safe. Thank you mom, for being you. I love you and miss you sooo much...

Athlene from United States

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