Emily Dickinson

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

Twice had Summer her fair Verdure


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Twice had Summer her fair Verdure
Proffered to the Plain—
Twice a Winter's silver Fracture
On the Rivers been—

Two full Autumns for the Squirrel
Bounteous prepared—
Nature, Had'st thou not a Berry
For thy wandering Bird?

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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