Ode to the Bee

Multitude of the bee!

It enters and it exits

from the crimson, from the blue,

from the yellow,

from the softest

softness in the world:

it enters into

a corolla


for business,

it exits

with a gold suit

and a number of yellow


1st. verse from, Ode to the Bee

Pablo Neruda

Trans, Stephen Mitchell

© 2019 Amanda Dean

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