Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
by Wallace Stevens

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird Choices Quotes Page 2

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(section: I, II, etc.)
Quote #4

In that he mistook
The shadow of his equipage
For blackbirds. (Section XI)

Aside from sharing the same black color, we find it hard to believe that anyone would mistake a shadow for a bunch of blackbirds. But it's OK: we're used to unexplainable mystery in this poem by now.

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