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   Chapter 235 FRINGED GENTIAN.

Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete By Emily Dickinson Characters: 375

Updated: 2017-12-01 00:03


God made a little gentian;

It tried to be a rose

And failed, and all the summer laughed.

But just before the snows

There came a purple creature

That ravished all the hill;

And summer hid her forehead,

And mockery was still.

The frosts were her condition;

The Tyrian would not come

Until the North evoked it.

"Creator! shall I bloom?"

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