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Emily Dickinson - The Daisy follows soft the Sun

The Daisy follows soft the Sun --
And when his golden walk is done --
Sits shyly at his feet --
He -- waking -- finds the flower there --
Wherefore -- Marauder -- art thou here?
Because, Sir, love is sweet!

We are the Flower -- Thou the Sun!
Forgive us, if as days decline --
We nearer steal to Thee!
Enamored of the parting West --
The peace -- the flight -- the Amethyst --
Night's possibility!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 106. The Daisy follows soft the Sun
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jan 30 2002

Comment 1 of 1, added on June 15th, 2010 at 6:39 PM.

We are like flowers; God is like the sun. As our life progresses, we become more interested in heaven.

frumpo from United States

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