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Emily Dickinson - The Sun kept setting -- setting -- still

The Sun kept setting -- setting -- still
No Hue of Afternoon --
Upon the Village I perceived
From House to House 'twas Noon --

The Dusk kept dropping -- dropping -- still
No Dew upon the Grass --
But only on my Forehead stopped --
And wandered in my Face --

My Feet kept drowsing -- drowsing -- still
My fingers were awake --
Yet why so little sound -- Myself
Unto my Seeming -- make?

How well I knew the Light before --
I could see it now --
'Tis Dying -- I am doing -- but
I'm not afraid to know --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 692. The Sun kept setting -- setting -- still
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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