In rags mysterious as these
The shining Courtiers go —
Veiling the purple, and the plumes —
Veiling the ermine so.

Smiling, as they request an alms —
At some imposing door!
Smiling when we walk barefoot
Upon their golden floor!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem In rags mysterious as these

1 Comment

  1. Cory Roy says:

    I think that this poem by Emily Dickinoson was mysterious and I thought that it was a spetacular poem.

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