Emily Dickinson

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

I Robbed The Woods - Poem by Emily Dickinson


I robbed the Woods—
The trusting Woods.
The unsuspecting Trees
Brought out their Burs and mosses
My fantasy to please.
I scanned their trinkets curious—I grasped—I bore away—
What will the solemn Hemlock—
What will the Oak tree say?

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  • Gold Star - 36,605 Points * Sunprincess * (9/28/2015 7:10:00 PM)

    .......oh this is so amazing...adding to my favorites ★ (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 7,657 Points Eric Ericson (11/24/2014 5:09:00 AM)

    I have robbed them myself (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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