Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

As Sleigh Bells Seem In Summer

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As Sleigh Bells seem in summer
Or Bees, at Christmas show—
So fairy—so fictitious
The individuals do
Repealed from observation—
A Party that we knew—
More distant in an instant
Than Dawn in Timbuctoo.
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