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Emily Dickinson - They dropped like Flakes

They dropped like Flakes --
They dropped like Stars --
Like Petals from a Rose --
When suddenly across the June
A wind with fingers -- goes --

They perished in the Seamless Grass --
No eye could find the place --
But God can summon every face
Of his Repealless -- List.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 409. They dropped like Flakes
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 2 of 2, added on March 30th, 2011 at 5:14 PM.
Analysis and comments on They dropped like Flakes - A poem by Emily Dickinson - American Poems

The probability of such coincidence is almost zero ... Draw your own conclusions

Hitwolusglist from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on March 30th, 2006 at 10:01 AM.

Emily shows that her image poetry ,as exampled here,shows that she was a forerunner of Lowell/Pound and the under-rated Adelaide Crapsey.

Brian Strand from United Kingdom

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