Poems, Second Series

Author: Emily Dickinson  | Date: 1891


I FOUND the phrase to every thought

I ever had, but one;

And that defies me,- as a hand

Did try to chalk the sun

To races nurtured in the dark;-

How would your own begin?

Can blaze be done in cochineal,

Or noon in mazarin?


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Chicago: Emily Dickinson, "V.," Poems, Second Series Original Sources, accessed October 2, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L42978CJS85RMDN.

MLA: Dickinson, Emily. "V." Poems, Second Series, Original Sources. 2 Oct. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L42978CJS85RMDN.

Harvard: Dickinson, E, 'V.' in Poems, Second Series. Original Sources, retrieved 2 October 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L42978CJS85RMDN.