The Hundred Best Poems (lyrical) in the English language - second series/Where the bee sucks, there suck I

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56.

Song from "The Tempest."

WHERE the bee sucks, there suck I:
In a cowslip's bell I lie;
There I couch when owls do cry.
On the bat's back I do fly
After summer merrily.
Merrily, merrily shall I live now
Under the blossom that hangs on the bough.