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FRAGMENTARY BLUE, by         Recitation         Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Why make so much of a fragmentary blue
Last Line: If only gives our wish for blue a whet.
Subject(s): Blue (color)


Why make so much of a fragmentary blue
In here and there a bird, or butterfly,
Or flower, or wearing-stone, or open eye,
When heaven presents in sheets the solid hue?

Since earth is earth, perhaps, not heaven (as yet) --
Though some savants make earth include the sky;
And blue so far above us comes so high,
If only gives our wish for blue a whet.




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