I Famish To Behold

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Kitagawa Utamaro (c. 1753 – 1806)


The most triumphant Bird I ever knew or met
Embarked upon a twig today
And till Dominion set
I famish to behold so eminent a sight
And sang for nothing scrutable
But intimate Delight.
Retired, and resumed his transitive Estate—
To what delicious Accident
Does finest Glory fit!

Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886)



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