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Like her the Saints retire

Emily Dickinson

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Like her the Saints retire,
In their Chapeaux of fire,
Martial as she!

Like her the Evenings steal
Purple and Cochineal
After the Day!

"Departed"—both—they say!
i.e. gathered away,
Not found,

Argues the Aster still—
Reasons the Daffodil
Profound!

Added: 19 Aug 2002 | Last Read: 20 Jan 2018 3:38 AM | Viewed: 6554 times

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