Emily Dickinson

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

In Rags Mysterious As These - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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In rags mysterious as these
The shining Courtiers go—
Veiling the purple, and the plumes—
Veiling the ermine so.

Smiling, as they request an alms—
At some imposing door!
Smiling when we walk barefoot
Upon their golden floor!


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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