Emily Dickinson

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

On my volcano grows the Grass - Poem by Emily Dickinson

On my volcano grows the Grass
A meditative spot -
An acre for a Bird to choose
Would be the General thought -

How red the Fire rocks below -
How insecure the sod
Did I disclose
Would populate with awe my solitude.


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  • (3/30/2016 6:03:00 PM)


    .............vivid imagery, a most amazing poem ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 10, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, February 8, 2016


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