Many a flower have I seen blossom, Many a bird for me will sing. Never heard I so sweet a singer, Never saw I so fair a thing. She is a bird, a bird that blossoms, She is a flower, a flower that sings; And I a flower when I behold her, And when I hear her, I have wings.
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- by Mary Coleridge (1861 - 1907), "Gibberish", appears in Poems, no. 156, first published 1907 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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