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By A Departing Light - Decks the Rays

Pardon this comment on a comment left about five years ago. I don't even
know whether this is still active, but here goes:

I read "Decks the Rays" as something like sorts the rays, shows the rays in
their places in the spectrum of light, lets you see the clarity of the
spectrum of rays in great detail. That would be consistent with the
remainder of the poem. Decks is like showing the strata of the rays. If
anything the common definitions that might come close are the decks of a
ship or a deck of cards, but turn that into a verb and deck the rays, sort
them, stack them. let their order and differences be seen.

A.J. Newton from United States

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1714. By a departing light
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Sep 12 2005

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