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The Crickets sang

Emily Dickinson

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The Crickets sang
And set the Sun
And Workmen finished one by one
Their Seam the Day upon.

The low Grass loaded with the Dew
The Twilight stood, as Strangers do
With Hat in Hand, polite and new
To stay as if, or go.

A Vastness, as a Neighbor, came,
A Wisdom, without Face, or Name,
A Peace, as Hemispheres at Home
And so the Night became.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 18 Jan 2018 2:44 PM | Viewed: 8876 times

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