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REDBIRDS

Redbirds, redbirds,
Long and long ago,
What a honey-call you had
In hills I used to know;


Redbud, buckberry,
Wild plum-tree
And proud river sweeping
Southward to the sea,


Brown and gold in the sun
Sparkling far below,
Trailing stately round her bluffs
Where the poplars grow—


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