Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
March 29th, 2015 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 285,546 comments.
Emily Dickinson - The Day came slow -- till Five o'clock

The Day came slow -- till Five o'clock --
Then sprang before the Hills
Like Hindered Rubies -- or the Light
A Sudden Musket -- spills --

The Purple could not keep the East --
The Sunrise shook abroad
Like Breadths of Topaz -- packed a Night --
The Lady just unrolled --

The Happy Winds -- their Timbrels took --
The Birds -- in docile Rows
Arranged themselves around their Prince
The Wind -- is Prince of Those --

The Orchard sparkled like a Jew --
How mighty 'twas -- to be
A Guest in this stupendous place --
The Parlor -- of the Day --

Share |

Added: Jan 9 2004 | Viewed: 6716 times | Comments and analysis of The Day came slow -- till Five o'clock by Emily Dickinson Comments (9)

The Day came slow -- till Five o'clock - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 304. The Day came slow -- till Five o'clock
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jan 21 2010

Comment 9 of 9, added on February 5th, 2015 at 12:16 PM.

uAYlWa Wow, amazing blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your website is fantastic, let alone the content!

good backlinks from Moldova
Comment 8 of 9, added on January 15th, 2015 at 10:39 PM.

LEPXOM magnificent points altogether, you simply gained a brand new reader. What would you recommend about your post that you made a few days ago? Any positive?

crorkz from Yemen
Comment 7 of 9, added on June 18th, 2014 at 9:03 PM.

BzQDpl Thanks again for the article post.Much thanks again. Awesome.

good backlinks from Andorra

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, The Day came slow -- till Five o'clock, has received 9 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Dickinson Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links