Emily Dickinson

Amherst / Massachusetts
Emily Dickinson
Amherst / Massachusetts
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The Only Ghost I Ever Saw

Rating: 4.3
The only ghost I ever saw
Was dressed in mechlin, --so;
He wore no sandal on his foot,
And stepped like flakes of snow.
His gait was soundless, like the bird,
But rapid, like the roe;
His fashions quaint, mosaic,
Or, haply, mistletoe.

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Eleanor Huang 07 April 2019
This is all a large metaphor. The ghost is not actually one... he just seems like one. S/he seems to make conversation with the narrator.
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* Sunprincess * 10 June 2016
..........amazing imagery....love this stanza ? His laughter like the breeze That dies away in dimples Among the pensive trees.
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