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Emily Dickinson - The Spider holds a Silver Ball

The Spider holds a Silver Ball
In unperceived Hands --
And dancing softly to Himself
His Yarn of Pearl -- unwinds --

He plies from Nought to Nought --
In unsubstantial Trade --
Supplants our Tapestries with His --
In half the period --

An Hour to rear supreme
His Continents of Light --
Then dangle from the Housewife's Broom --
His Boundaries -- forgot --

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The Spider holds a Silver Ball - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 605. The Spider holds a Silver Ball
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jun 28 2011

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