Emily Dickinson

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

When Diamonds Are A Legend - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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When Diamonds are a Legend,
And Diadems—a Tale—
I Brooch and Earrings for Myself,
Do sow, and Raise for sale—

And tho' I'm scarce accounted,
My Art, a Summer Day—had Patrons—
Once—it was a Queen—
And once—a Butterfly—


Comments about When Diamonds Are A Legend by Emily Dickinson

  • (1/22/2016 9:50:00 PM)


    ............beautiful poem...beautiful title....her art is her poetry, and summer days are her diamonds ★ (Report) Reply

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  • Brian Jani (6/20/2014 3:59:00 PM)


    I don't understand it but mainly because I'm still an amateur poet but I can see its a good poem (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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