Emily Dickinson

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

She Slept Beneath A Tree - Poem by Emily Dickinson


She slept beneath a tree—
Remembered but by me.
I touched her Cradle mute—
She recognized the foot—
Put on her carmine suit
And see!

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  • Gold Star - 55,731 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/18/2015 2:31:00 AM)

    Brievity her forte, but always sweet (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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