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The Chickadee-Dee

The Chickadee-Dee

     Little darling of the snow,
     Careless how the winds may blow,
     Happy as a bird can be,
     Singing, oh, so cheerily,
     Chickadee-dee! Chickadee-dee!

     When the skies are cold and gray,
     When he trills his happiest lay,
     Through the clouds he seems to see
     Hidden things to you and me.
     Chickadee-dee! chickadee-dee!

     Very likely little birds
     Have their thoughts too deep for word,
     But we know, and all agree,
     That the world would dreary be
     Without birds, dear chickadee!