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Emily Dickinson - My nosegays are for Captives

My nosegays are for Captives --
Dim -- expectant eyes,
Fingers denied the plucking,
Patient till Paradise.

To such, if they should whisper
Of morning and the moor,
They bear no other errand,
And I, no other prayer.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 95. My nosegays are for Captives
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Dec 28 2012

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