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Emily Dickinson - In rags mysterious as these

In rags mysterious as these
The shining Courtiers go --
Veiling the purple, and the plumes --
Veiling the ermine so.

Smiling, as they request an alms --
At some imposing door!
Smiling when we walk barefoot
Upon their golden floor!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 117. In rags mysterious as these
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Apr 26 2002

Comment 2 of 2, added on July 28th, 2011 at 1:18 AM.

So true. Hontsey and everything recognized.

Johnie from Mauritius
Comment 1 of 2, added on October 17th, 2005 at 3:40 PM.

I think that this poem by Emily Dickinoson was mysterious and I thought that it was a spetacular poem.

Cory Roy from United States

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