Emily Dickinson

Amherst / Massachusetts
Emily Dickinson
Amherst / Massachusetts
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A Shady Friend For Torrid Days

Rating: 2.8
A shady friend for torrid days
Is easier to find
Than one of higher temperature
For frigid hour of mind.

The vane a little to the east
Scares muslin souls away;
If broadcloth breasts are firmer
Than those of organdy,

Who is to blame? The weaver?
Ah! the bewildering thread!
The tapestries of paradise!
So notelessly are made!
Barnaby Kyte 18 July 2018
Beautifully abstract. I like it.
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Indira Renganathan 10 November 2016
So notelessly are made.....agree- 10
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* Sunprincess * 20 September 2015
......an intriguing poem and flows nicely ?
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Angelina Holmes 05 May 2014
I agree Lydia! She uses punctuation in such a musical manner!
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Lydia Eby 30 March 2006
Again, the punctuation means just as much as the words do to a poem.
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