Classic and Contemporary Poetry
TO A POET-CRITIC, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY Poet's Biography
First Line: Yes, - the bee sings - I confess it
Last Line: Ef he didn't have no stinger.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Bees; Criticism & Critics; Heaven; Insects; Singing & Singers; Beekeeping; Paradise; Bugs
YES, -- the bee sings -- I confess it --
Sweet as honey -- Heaven bless it! --
Yit he'd be a sweeter singer
Ef he didn't have no stinger.
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