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Humming Bird Woman

Humming Bird Woman

WHY should I be wondering
How you would look in black velvet and yellow? in orange and green?
I who cannot remember whether it was a dash of blue
Or a whirr of red under your willow throat-
Why do I wonder how you would look in humming-bird feathers?



Poem Humming Bird Woman - Carl Sandburg