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When Diamonds Are A Legend
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

When Diamonds Are A Legend

Poem By Emily Dickinson

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When Diamonds are a Legend,
And Diadems—a Tale—
I Brooch and Earrings for Myself,
Do sow, and Raise for sale—

And tho' I'm scarce accounted,
My Art, a Summer Day—had Patrons—
Once—it was a Queen—
And once—a Butterfly—

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............beautiful poem...beautiful title....her art is her poetry, and summer days are her diamonds ★
I don't understand it but mainly because I'm still an amateur poet but I can see its a good poem


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