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Emily Dickinson - The Sun retired to a cloud

The Sun retired to a cloud
A Woman's shawl as big --
And then he sulked in mercury
Upon a scarlet log --
The drops on Nature's forehead stood
Home flew the loaded bees --
The South unrolled a purple fan
And handed to the trees.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1693. The Sun retired to a cloud
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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