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The Fifth Way of Looking at a Blackbird

Ravens are one way of seeing blackbirds, courtesy of flickr.com user -- MaureenShaughnessy --It's National Poetry Day (at least in England) --
share some of your favourite verse.

From: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
by: Wallace Stevens

I do not know which to prefer,
The beauty of inflections
Or the beauty of innuendoes,
The blackbird whistling
Or just after.

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