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Humming-Bird

by D.H. Lawrence

I can imagine, in some other world

Primeval-dumb, far back


In that most awful stillness,

That only gasped and hummed,


Humming-birds raced down the avenues.

Before anything had a soul,


While life was a heave of matter, half inanimate,


This little bit chipped off in brilliance


And went whizzing through the slow, vast, succulent stems.

I believe there were no flowers then,


In the world where the humming-bird flashed ahead of creation.


I believe he pierced the slow vegetable veins with his long beak.

Probably he was big


As mosses, and little lizards, they say, were once big.


Probably he was a jabbing, terrifying monster.

We look at him through the wrong end of the telescope of 

Time,


Luckily for us.

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