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Emily Dickinson - I'm saying every day

I'm saying every day
"If I should be a Queen, tomorrow" --
I'd do this way --
And so I deck, a little,

If it be, I wake a Bourbon,
None on me, bend supercilious --
With "This was she --
Begged in the Market place --

Court is a stately place --
I've heard men say --
So I loop my apron, against the Majesty
With bright Pins of Buttercup --
That not too plain --
Rank -- overtake me --

And perch my Tongue
On Twigs of singing -- rather high --
But this, might be my brief Term
To qualify --

Put from my simple speech all plain word --
Take other accents, as such I heard
Though but for the Cricket -- just,
And but for the Bee --
Not in all the Meadow --
One accost me --

Better to be ready --
Than did next morn
Meet me in Aragon --
My old Gown -- on --

And the surprised Air
Rustics -- wear --
Summoned -- unexpectedly --
To Exeter --

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I'm saying every day - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 373. I'm saying every day
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 29 of 29, added on January 1st, 2016 at 8:22 AM.


SAaylwMztD from Turks and Caicos Islands
Comment 28 of 29, added on September 2nd, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

ggyeO1 Me English no great, but had to say me like what you say. Thank you from me.

michael crork from New Zealand
Comment 27 of 29, added on June 30th, 2015 at 9:18 PM.

aT6dIa Hey, thanks for the article. Fantastic.

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