by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

The Sun went down ‑‑ no Man looked on
Language: English 
The Sun went down -- no Man looked on --
The Earth and I, alone,
Were present at the Majesty --
He triumphed, and went on --

The Sun went up -- no Man looked on --
The Earth and I and One
A nameless Bird -- a Stranger
Were Witness for the Crown --

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This text was added to the website: 2004-05-30
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Word count: 47