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Poem by William Morris


The Woodpecker


I once a King and chief
Now am the tree-barks thief,
Ever twixt trunk and leaf
Chasing the prey. 



William Morris


William Morris's other poems:
  1. Atalanta's Race
  2. The Son's Sorrow
  3. The Voice Of Toil
  4. The Burgher's Battle
  5. The Two Sides Of The River


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

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