Emily Dickinson

Amherst / Massachusetts
Emily Dickinson
Amherst / Massachusetts
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If You Were Coming In The Fall,

Rating: 4.4
If you were coming in the fall,
I'd brush the summer by
With half a smile and half a spum,
As housewives do a fly.

If I could see you in a year,
I'd wind the months in balls,
And put them each in separate drawers,
Until their time befalls.
If only centuries delayed,
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* Sunprincess * 06 June 2016
......most wonderful. fall is a special time ?
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Jeresi Katusime 21 April 2016
i love love love this poem.her longing to see her lover, talks alot about how much she desires him.and the images she uses to describe that says it all
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Heidi Wilde 04 December 2009
'With half a smile and half a spum' should be 'With half a smile and half a spurn'.
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