"She went as quiet as the dew"

From ImmortalPoetry
Jump to navigationJump to search
XXVIII.

She went as quiet as the dew
From a familiar flower.
Not like the dew did she return
At the accustomed hour !

She dropt as softly as a star
From out my summer's eve ;
Less skilful than Leverrier
It's sorer to believe !

 
from Poems by Emily Dickinson (1890)

Add your comment
ImmortalPoetry welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.