The Butterfly’s Assumption Gown
In Chrysoprase Apartments hung
This afternoon put on —

How condescending to descend
And be of Buttercups the friend
In a New England Town —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem The Butterfly’s Assumption Gown

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  1. judee says:

    Hello. Please Go Here Right Now to see the full text of ALL of Emily Dickinson’s poems, compiled onto a single page. You may notice a few corrections, such as (for instance) line 3 of this verse:

    The Butterfly’s Assumption Gown
    In Chrysoprase Apartments hung
    Icicles upon the Sun

    How Condescending to Descend
    And be of butter-cups the friend
    In a New England town!

    Also see links to Emily’s recently discovered autobiography, and a long lost Masterpiece of American art:

    uslearning.net/poems.html

    Cheers!

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