Emily Dickinson

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

Snow flakes


I counted till they danced so
Their slippers leaped the town,
And then I took a pencil
To note the rebels down.
And then they grew so jolly
I did resign the prig,
And ten of my once stately toes
Are marshalled for a jig!

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003
Edited: Thursday, January 08, 2015

Topic of this poem: snow


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