Emily Dickinson

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

Some Rainbow—coming from the Fair!


64

Some Rainbow—coming from the Fair!
Some Vision of the World Cashmere—
I confidently see!
Or else a Peacock's purple Train
Feather by feather—on the plain
Fritters itself away!

The dreamy Butterflies bestir!
Lethargic pools resume the whir
Of last year's sundered tune!
From some old Fortress on the sun
Baronial Bees—march—one by one—
In murmuring platoon!

The Robins stand as thick today
As flakes of snow stood yesterday—
On fence—and Roof—and Twig!
The Orchis binds her feather on
For her old lover - Don the Sun!
Revisiting the Bog!

Without Commander! Countless! Still!
The Regiments of Wood and Hill
In bright detachment stand!
Behold! Whose Multitudes are these?
The children of whose turbaned seas—
Or what Circassian Land?

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: rainbow, purple, today, snow, children, sun, world, butterfly, child

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Some Rainbow—coming from the Fair! by Emily Dickinson )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. A Thing of Beauty (Endymion), John Keats
  5. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  6. Inspiration, Henry David Thoreau
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Touched by an Angel, Maya Angelou
  9. The Greatest, Michael P. McParland
  10. It's Time to Fight, Sayeed Abubakar

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

Whate'er we leave to God, God does,
And blesses us;
The work we choose should be our own,
God leaves alone.

If with light head erect I sing,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Brother wept, hasmukh amathalal
  2. Not good to go with deaf ear, gajanan mishra
  3. TIME, Eugene Latumbo
  4. True to life, Cee Bea
  5. I Want to Hear You, Jeri Martindale
  6. With new ink, hasmukh amathalal
  7. An Example of unconditional love:, Gaurav Pandey
  8. It's Time to Fight, Sayeed Abubakar
  9. Lost and Found, michael hagwood
  10. I Decided, Jeri Martindale
[Hata Bildir]