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The Bat is dun, with wrinkled Wings—

Emily Dickinson

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The Bat is dun, with wrinkled Wings—
Like fallow Article—
And not a song pervade his Lips—
Or none perceptible.

His small Umbrella quaintly halved
Describing in the Air
An Arc alike inscrutable
Elate Philosopher.

Deputed from what Firmament—
Of what Astute Abode—
Empowered with what Malignity
Auspiciously withheld—

To his adroit Creator
Acribe no less the praise—
Beneficent, believe me,
His Eccentricities—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 22 Jan 2018 11:18 AM | Viewed: 6886 times

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