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Bloom—is Result—to meet a Flower

Emily Dickinson

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Bloom—is Result—to meet a Flower
And casually glance
Would scarcely cause one to suspect
The minor Circumstance

Assisting in the Bright Affair
So intricately done
Then offered as a Butterfly
To the Meridian—

To pack the Bud—oppose the Worm—
Obtain its right of Dew—
Adjust the Heat—elude the Wind—
Escape the prowling Bee

Great Nature not to disappoint
Awaiting Her that Day—
To be a Flower, is profound
Responsibility—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 12 Dec 2018 5:28 PM | Viewed: 8430 times

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