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The Bird her punctual music brings

Emily Dickinson

1585

The Bird her punctual music brings
And lays it in its place—
Its place is in the Human Heart
And in the Heavenly Grace—
What respite from her thrilling toil
Did Beauty ever take—
But Work might be electric Rest
To those that Magic make—
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From The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson | Written c. 1883
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