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The Snare

by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse

Many birds will fly away
From the cages that I build,
Yet if one shall sing and stay,
I have all the joy I willed.

Many songs are in the air,
Flitting like evasive birds,
Ah, if I but one may snare
In the cage of words.

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