Mama never forgets her birds

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)

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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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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