I send Two Sunsets

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)



I send Two Sunsets—
Day and I—in competition ran—
I finished Two—and several Stars—
While He—was making One—

His own was ampler—but as I
Was saying to a friend—
Mine—is the more convenient
To Carry in the Hand—

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on April 20, 2023

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Characters 233
Words 40
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 4, 4

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