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A lane of Yellow led the eye

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A lane of Yellow led the eye
Unto a Purple Wood
Whose soft inhabitants to be
Surpasses solitude
If Bird the silence contradict
Or flower presume to show
In that low summer of the West
Impossible to know -

Monday, September 7, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: summer
Edward Kofi Louis 22 February 2019

Soft inhabitants! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 22 February 2019

Marvelous portrayal of a mood of nature through it's manifestations. A great flight of imagery and a poem rich in rhyme and rhythm.

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Adrian Flett 22 February 2019

Show and know, the rhyme at the end of the poem resounds and moves the mind to wonder what life brings.

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Tom Allport 22 February 2019

A wonderful write of a colourful sight that gives more than it receives?

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Practicing Poetess 22 February 2019

Another lovely nature poem by Emily Dickinson!

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Ruta Mohapatra 22 February 2019

Beautiful portrayal of summer!

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Bernard F. Asuncion 22 February 2019

One of the greatest poems by Emily Dickinson.......

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Mahtab Bangalee 22 February 2019

lane of Yellow led to the West Impossible to know! - beautiful poetic expression on summer's day

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Indira Renganathan 02 November 2016

Emily, I wonder again and again at you....how, only you can bring in such amazing imageries? Yellow lane of summer...wonderful...and is it birds or flowers that contradict silence? I feel as if I was with you at that moment...even I don't know the answer- -10

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Ratnakar Mandlik 14 April 2016

An amazing narration of the manifestations of summer in particular and nature in general with it's motley colors. Thanks for sharing.

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