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STANZA 2- the grass...further on

The grass divides as with a comb,
A spotted shaft is seen;
And then it closes at your feet
And opens further on.

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3- he likes...at noon

He likes a boggy acre,
A floor too cool for corn.
Yet when a boy, and barefoot,
I more than once, at noon,

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4- have passed...and was gone

Have passed, I thought, a whiplash
Unbraiding in the sun;
When, stooping to secure it,
It wrinkled and was gone.

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5- several...of cordiality

Several of nature's people
I know, and they know me;
I feel for them a transport
Of cordiality,

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Final stanza - but never met...at the bone

But never met this fellow,
Attended or alone,
Without a tighter breathing
And zero at the bone.

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A narrow

fellow in the grass / Occassionally rides.

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You

may have met him - did you not?

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His notice

sudden is.

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The grass

divides as with a Comb,

10

A spotted

shaft is seen;

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And then it closes

At your feet / and opens further on

12

He likes

a Boggy Acre

13

A floor

too cool for corn

14

Yet when

a boy, and barefoot

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I more

than once, at noon,

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Have passed,

I thought, a Whiplash

17

Unbraiding

in the sun

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When , stooping to

secure it, it wrinkled and was gone

19

Several

of natures people

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I know,

and they know me

21

I feel

for them a transport, of cordiality

22

But never

Met this fellow

23

Attended

or alone,

24

Without

a tighter breathing

25

And zero

at the bone

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Stanza 1 - a narrow...sudden is

A narrow fellow in the grass
Occasionally rides.
You may have met him, — did you not?
His notice sudden is.