Richard Wilbur

(March 1, 1921)

Having Misidentified a Wild-Flower


A thrush, because I'd been wrong,
Burst rightly into song
In a world not vague, not lonely,
Not governed by me only.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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