Emily Dickinson

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

I Found The Phrase To Every Thought - Poem by Emily Dickinson

I found the phrase to every thought
I ever had, but one;
And that defies me,--as a hand
Did try to chalk the sun

To races nurtured in the dark;--
How would your own begin?
Can blaze be done in cochineal,
Or noon in mazarin?

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  • Gold Star - 29,672 Points * Sunprincess * (9/24/2015 6:28:00 PM)

    ........excellent write and I learned a couple new words ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 15, 2001

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