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Snow flakes

Emily Dickinson

36

Snow flakes.

I counted till they danced so
Their slippers leaped the town,
And then I took a pencil
To note the rebels down.
And then they grew so jolly
I did resign the prig,
And ten of my once stately toes
Are marshalled for a jig!
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From The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson | Written c. 1858
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