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BALTIMORE ORIOLE, by            
First Line: An oriole made / his flaming flight
Last Line: In the dusky pine.
Subject(s): Animals; Birds; Orioles; Wings


An oriole made
His flaming flight
Through my garden trees.
And swiftly a light
Illumined an elm.
Like a wind-blown torch
It flared from an oak.
Then I saw him scorch
The half-grown leaves
In the trumpet vine
And start his fires
In the dusky pine.





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