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   Chapter 74 THE HEMLOCK.

Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete By Emily Dickinson Characters: 508

Updated: 2017-12-01 00:03

I think the hemlock likes to stand

Upon a marge of snow;

It suits his own austerity,

And satisfies an awe

That men must slake in wilderness,

Or in the desert cloy, -

An instinct for the hoar, the bald,

Lapland's necessity.

The hem

lock's nature thrives on cold;

The gnash of northern winds

Is sweetest nutriment to him,

His best Norwegian wines.

To satin races he is nought;

But children on the Don

Beneath his tabernacles play,

And Dnieper wrestlers run.

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