Emily Dickinson

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

Autumn&Mdash;Overlooked My Knitting - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Autumn—overlooked my Knitting—
Dyes—said He—have I—
Could disparage a Flamingo—
Show Me them—said I—

Cochineal—I chose—for deeming
It resemble Thee—
And the little Border—Dusker—
For resembling Me—

Comments about Autumn&Mdash;Overlooked My Knitting by Emily Dickinson

  • Indira Renganathan (11/9/2016 12:56:00 AM)

    a good autumn poem with interesting comparisons- 10 (Report) Reply

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  • (5/6/2014 8:00:00 AM)

    Autumn is one of my favorite seasons :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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