Emily Dickinson

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

Of Yellow was the outer Sky - Poem by Emily Dickinson

Nature rarer uses Yellow
Than another Hue.
Saves she all of that for Sunsets
Prodigal of Blue

Spending Scarlet, like a Woman
Yellow she affords
Only scantly and selectly
Like a Lover's Words.

Topic(s) of this poem: yellow


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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 7, 2015



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