These held their Wick above the West —

These held their Wick above the West —
Till when the Red declined —
Or how the Amber aided it —
Defied to be defined —

Then waned without disparagement
In a dissembling Hue
That would not let the Eye decide
Did it abide or no —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem These held their Wick above the West —

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