Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Fairer Through Fading—as The Day -

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Fairer through Fading—as the Day
Into the Darkness dips away—
Half Her Complexion of the Sun—
Hindering—Haunting—Perishing—

Rall ies Her Glow, like a dying Friend—
Teasing with glittering Amend—
Only to aggravate the Dark
Through an expiring—perfect—look—
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