Emily Dickinson

Dec. 10, 1830 - May 15, 1886

 

Dawn

by Emily Dickinson

When night is almost done,
And sunrise grows so near
That we can touch the spaces,
It's time to smooth the hair

And get the dimples ready,
And wonder we could care
For that old faded midnight
That frightened but an hour.

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Poems
Copyright 1890
Little, Brown, And Company, Boston
 
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