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Dickinson, Emily - The Sun retired to a cloud a woman’s shawl as big

Identifier

000108

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

The Sun retired to a cloud
A woman’s shawl as big
And then he sulked in mercury
Upon a scarlet log
The drops on Nature’s forehead stood
Home flew the loaded bees
The South unrolled a purple fan
And handed to the trees

The source of the experience

Dickinson, Emily

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Activities and commonsteps

Commonsteps

References

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson