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LATIN CLASS

LATIN CLASS

I saw a bird there,

On a twig so bare

On the top-most branch of a tree.

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Between his head and the sky,

Was nothing but what might fly by.

He was lord of all he could see.

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And he cocked his head,

As if he said,

“I’m way up here; look at me.”

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But now he has flown,

The twig empty is shown,

And the silhouette is as blank as can be.   

– eab, Oct. ’65

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I saw a bird there,

On a twig so bare,

On the top-most branch of a tree.

 

Between his head and the sky,

Was nothing but what might fly by.

He was lord of all he could see.

 

And he cocked his head,

As if he said,

“I’m way up here; look at me.”

 

But now he has flown,

The twig empty is shown,

And the silhouette is as blank as can be. [1]     

                –  eab, Oct. ’65


[1] A memory from God’s Bible School’s old college classroom three (Miss Riess’ high school room).

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