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Flowers—Well—if anybody

Emily Dickinson

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Flowers—Well—if anybody
Can the ecstasy define—
Half a transport—half a trouble—
With which flowers humble men:
Anybody find the fountain
From which floods so contra flow—
I will give him all the Daisies
Which upon the hillside blow.

Too much pathos in their faces
For a simple breast like mine—
Butterflies from St. Domingo
Cruising round the purple line—
Have a system of aesthetics—
Far superior to mine.

Added: 19 Aug 2002 | Last Read: 24 Jun 2018 1:20 AM | Viewed: 8229 times

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