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Emily Dickinson - The Dying need but little, Dear,

The Dying need but little, Dear,
A Glass of Water's all,
A Flower's unobtrusive Face
To punctuate the Wall,

A Fan, perhaps, a Friend's Regret
And Certainty that one
No color in the Rainbow
Perceive, when you are gone.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1026. The Dying need but little, Dear,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jul 18 2002

Comment 1 of 1, added on March 25th, 2009 at 12:55 PM.

This poem is about a young spartan english teacher who enjoys kicking children in the chest while screaming the words, "THIS IS ENGLISH!"

John Samuel from United States

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