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Poem # 4: God Made a Little Gentian, by Emily Dickinson.

6 Years Ago


God made a little Gentian—
It tried—to be a Rose—
And failed—and all the Summer laughed—
But just before the Snows

There rose a Purple Creature—
That ravished all the Hill—
And Summer hid her Forehead—
And Mockery—was still—

The Frosts were her condition—
The Tyrian would not come
Until the North—invoked it—
Creator—Shall I—bloom?