This that would greet — an hour ago —

This that would greet — an hour ago —
Is quaintest Distance — now —
Had it a Guest from Paradise —
Nor glow, would it, nor bow —

Had it a notice from the Noon
Nor beam would it nor warm —
Match me the Silver Reticence —
Match me the Solid Calm —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem This that would greet — an hour ago —

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