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Emily Dickinson

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

The Sun is gay or stark


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The Sun is gay or stark
According to our Deed.
If Merry, He is merrier—
If eager for the Dead

Or an expended Day
He helped to make too bright
His mighty pleasure suits Us not
It magnifies our Freight

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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