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Emily Dickinson - The Butterfly's Numidian Gown

The Butterfly's Numidian Gown
With spots of Burnish roasted on
Is proof against the Sun
Yet prone to shut its spotted Fan
And panting on a Clover lean
As if it were undone --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1387. The Butterfly's Numidian Gown
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Feb 22 2008

Comment 1 of 1, added on January 29th, 2005 at 1:29 PM.

i love all of her poems, she is my favorite poetry writer.

Sherri Pidcock from United States

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