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The wind drew off

Emily Dickinson

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The wind drew off
Like hungry dogs
Defeated of a bone—
Through fissures in
Volcanic cloud
The yellow lightning shone—
The trees held up
Their mangled limbs
Like animals in pain—
When Nature falls upon herself
Beware an Austrian.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 12 Dec 2018 7:26 PM | Viewed: 6741 times

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