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A still—Volcano—Life

Emily Dickinson

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A still—Volcano—Life—
That flickered in the night—
When it was dark enough to do
Without erasing sight—

A quiet—Earthquake Style—
Too subtle to suspect
By natures this side Naples—
The North cannot detect

The Solemn—Torrid—Symbol—
The lips that never lie—
Whose hissing Corals part—and shut—
And Cities—ooze away—

Added: 2 Sep 2002 | Last Read: 24 Sep 2018 4:03 AM | Viewed: 8165 times

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