Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

How Many Flowers Fail In Wood

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How many Flowers fail in Wood—
Or perish from the Hill—
Without the privilege to know
That they are Beautiful—

How many cast a nameless Pod
Upon the nearest Breeze—
Unconscious of the Scarlet Freight—
It bear to Other Eyes—
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