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The Guest is gold and crimson

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)



The Guest is gold and crimson—
An Opal guest and gray—
Of Ermine is his doublet—
His Capuchin gay—

He reaches town at nightfall—
He stops at every door—
Who looks for him at morning
I pray him too—explore
The Lark's pure territory—
Or the Lapwing's shore!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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