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

Part Five: The Single Hound

LVIII


LIGHTLY stepped a yellow star
To its lofty place,
Loosed the Moon her silver hat
From her lustral face.
All of evening softly lit        5
As an astral hall—
“Father,” I observed to Heaven,
“You are punctual.”

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