The Rivals – September 3rd

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The Rivals by James Stephens

I heard a bird at dawn
Singing sweetly on a tree,
That the dew was on the lawn,
And the wind was on the lea;
But it didn’t listen to him,
For he didn’t sing to me.

I didn’t listen to him,
For he didn’t sing to me
That the dew was on the lawn
And the wind was on the lea!
I was singing at the time,
Just as pretty as he!

I was singing all the time,
Just as pretty as he,
About the dew upon the lawn,
And the wind upon the lea!
So I didn’t listen to him
As he sang upon a tree!

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