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Emily Dickinson - Where Ships of Purple -- gently toss

Where Ships of Purple -- gently toss --
On Seas of Daffodil --
Fantastic Sailors -- mingle --
And then -- the Wharf is still!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 265. Where Ships of Purple -- gently toss
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 3 of 3, added on November 7th, 2008 at 6:21 PM.

I rather like this poem... it screams social commentary, but in such a subtle way.


Olivia Mendoza from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on December 14th, 2005 at 8:34 PM.

How do you know it's a sunset?

Lauren from United States
Comment 1 of 3, added on February 10th, 2005 at 6:15 PM.

She's talking about a sunset.

Liz from United States

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