Poet Emily Dickinson

American poet (B:1830-12-10 - D:1886-05-15)

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The Butterfly’s Numidian Gown

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The Butterfly's Numidian Gown
With spots of Burnish roasted on
Is proof against the Sun
Yet prone to shut its spotted Fan
And panting on a Clover lean
As if it were undone-



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