Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Autumn—Overlooked My Knitting

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Autumn—overlooked my Knitting—
Dyes—said He—have I—
Could disparage a Flamingo—
Show Me them—said I—

Cochineal—I chose—for deeming
It resemble Thee—
And the little Border—Dusker—
For resembling Me—
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