The Poet's Song

I HID in the world and sang,
  And I sang so loud and long
That all the ages rang
  With the music of my song.
I sang of the earth and sky,
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  I sang of the whispering seas,
I sang of the mountains high,
  And I sang of the flowers and trees;
I sang of the early spring,
  I sang of the dawning day,
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I sang, for I had to sing
  As the young lambs have to play;
Till heaven and earth were ringing,
  And all the people heard,
And they said, "We love his singing,
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  For his song is the song of the bird."

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