Midsummer, was it, when They died

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)

Midsummer, was it, when They died—
A full, and perfect time—
The Summer closed upon itself
In Consummated Bloom—

The Corn, her furthest kernel filled
Before the coming Flail—
When These—leaned unto Perfectness—
Through Haze of Burial—

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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