Emily Dickinson

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

The Mountain Sat Upon The Plain - Poem by Emily Dickinson


The Mountain sat upon the Plain
In his tremendous Chair—
His observation omnifold,
His inquest, everywhere—

The Seasons played around his knees
Like Children round a sire—
Grandfather of the Days is He
Of Dawn, the Ancestor—

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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