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These held their Wick above the West—

Emily Dickinson

1390

These held their Wick above the West—
Till when the Red declined—
Or how the Amber aided it—
Defied to be defined—

Then waned without disparagement
In a dissembling Hue
That would not let the Eye decide
Did it abide or no—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 20 Oct 2018 11:09 AM | Viewed: 6415 times

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