Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Whole Gulfs - of Red, and Fleets

Whole Gulfs - of Red, and Fleets - of Red -
And Crews - of solid Blood -
Did place upon the West - Tonight -
As 'twere specific Ground -

And They - appointed Creatures -
In Authorized Arrays -
Due - promptly - as a Drama -
That bows - and disappears -
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