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Emily Dickinson

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

The Sunset stopped on Cottages


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The Sunset stopped on Cottages
Where Sunset hence must be
For treason not of His, but Life's,
Gone Westerly, Today—

The Sunset stopped on Cottages
Where Morning just begun—
What difference, after all, Thou mak'st
Thou supercilious Sun?

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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