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Emily Dickinson - Like her the Saints retire,

Like her the Saints retire,
In their Chapeaux of fire,
Martial as she!

Like her the Evenings steal
Purple and Cochineal
After the Day!

"Departed" -- both -- they say!
i.e. gathered away,
Not found,

Argues the Aster still --
Reasons the Daffodil

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 60. Like her the Saints retire,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jun 8 2003

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Comment 3 of 4, added on June 15th, 2010 at 3:29 PM.

Christians, like evenings and flowers, live again after dying.

frumpo from United States
Comment 2 of 4, added on February 14th, 2006 at 8:44 AM.

i love the poem it is the best ever.

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