The Bee Is Not Afraid of Me

PL

The bee is not afraid of me,
I know the butterfly;
The pretty people in the woods
Receive me cordially.

The brooks laugh louder when I come,
The breezes madder play.
Wherefore, mine eye, thy silver mists?
Wherefore, O summer’s day?

First print Nature poem VII, 7
Johnson poem 111 | Franklin poem 113

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