by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

So set its sun in thee
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE GER
So set its sun in thee,
What day is dark to me -
What distance far,
So I the ships may see
That touch how seldomly
Thy shore?

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 28