Emily Dickinson

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

Fairer Through Fading—as The Day - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Fairer through Fading—as the Day
Into the Darkness dips away—
Half Her Complexion of the Sun—

Rall ies Her Glow, like a dying Friend—
Teasing with glittering Amend—
Only to aggravate the Dark
Through an expiring—perfect—look—

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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