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Emily Dickinson - The Spider as an Artist

The Spider as an Artist
Has never been employed --
Though his surpassing Merit
Is freely certified

By every Broom and Bridget
Throughout a Christian Land --
Neglected Son of Genius
I take thee by the Hand --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1275. The Spider as an Artist
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Mar 22 2012

Comment 2 of 2, added on July 18th, 2014 at 8:14 PM.
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Comment 1 of 2, added on June 30th, 2005 at 11:20 AM.

I love this poem. From reading about the history of Emily, my opinion of this particular piecs is that she was writing about herself. I feel that she was the spider neglected by her father as a great poet or artist. I could be way off, but this is my gut feeling. Truely inspirational!

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