Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

A Slash Of Blue - Poem by Emily Dickinson


A slash of Blue—
A sweep of Gray—
Some scarlet patches on the way,
Compose an Evening Sky—
A little purple—slipped between—
Some Ruby Trousers hurried on—
A Wave of Gold—
A Bank of Day—
This just makes out the Morning Sky.

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  • Gold Star - 37,008 Points * Sunprincess * (9/20/2015 10:22:00 PM)

    ...........beautiful poem with a wonderful use of colorful imagery ★ (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 6 Points Dawn Fuzan (5/13/2014 5:11:00 PM)

    Emily This is a good poem, keep it up (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 187 Points Angelina Holmes (5/5/2014 7:19:00 PM)

    Sunrises are always so beautiful. She captures the image so perfectly. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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