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Emily Dickinson - I tend my flowers for thee

I tend my flowers for thee --
Bright Absentee!
My Fuchsia's Coral Seams
Rip -- while the Sower -- dreams --

Geraniums -- tint -- and spot --
Low Daisies -- dot --
My Cactus -- splits her Beard
To show her throat --

Carnations -- tip their spice --
And Bees -- pick up --
A Hyacinth -- I hid --
Puts out a Ruffled Head --
And odors fall
From flasks -- so small --
You marvel how they held --

Globe Roses -- break their satin glake --
Upon my Garden floor --
Yet -- thou -- not there --
I had as lief they bore
No Crimson -- more --

Thy flower -- be gay --
Her Lord -- away!
It ill becometh me --
I'll dwell in Calyx -- Gray --
How modestly -- alway --
Thy Daisy --
Draped for thee!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 339. I tend my flowers for thee
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 14 of 14, added on July 18th, 2014 at 4:04 PM.
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Comment 13 of 14, added on June 4th, 2014 at 12:30 PM.
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Comment 12 of 14, added on June 4th, 2014 at 8:18 AM.
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