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Emily Dickinson (1830–86).  Complete Poems.  1924.

Part Two: Nature

XXXI


NATURE rarer uses yellow
  Than another hue;
Saves she all of that for sunsets,—
  Prodigal of blue,
  
Spending scarlet like a woman,        5
  Yellow she affords
Only scantly and selectly,
  Like a lover’s words.

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