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The Butterfly's Numidian Gown

Emily Dickinson

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The Butterfly's Numidian Gown
With spots of Burnish roasted on
Is proof against the Sun
Yet prone to shut its spotted Fan
And panting on a Clover lean
As if it were undone—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 22 Jul 2018 1:12 AM | Viewed: 6977 times

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