John Burroughs

(3 April 1837 – 29 March 1921 / Roxbury, New York)

Poems of John Burroughs

1. Bluebird 5/21/2012
2. The Bobolink 5/21/2012
3. The Coming of Phoebe 5/21/2012
4. The Crow 5/21/2012
5. The Downy Woodpecker 5/21/2012
6. The Partridge 5/21/2012
7. Waiting 1/1/2004

The Bobolink

Daisies, clover, buttercup,
Redtop, trefoil, meadowsweet,
Ecstatic pinions, soaring up,
Then gliding down to grassy seat.

Sunshine, laughter, mad desires,
May day, June day, lucid skies,
All reckless moods that love inspires-
The gladdest bird that sings and flies.

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