Emily Dickinson

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

As Children Bid The Guest "Good Night" - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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As Children bid the Guest "Good Night"
And then reluctant turn—
My flowers raise their pretty lips—
Then put their nightgowns on.

As children caper when they wake
Merry that it is Morn—
My flowers from a hundred cribs
Will peep, and prance again.


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  • Rookie - 175 Points Angelina Holmes (5/6/2014 7:45:00 AM)

    OMG I love this poem. So beautiful and true. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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