by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

White as an Indian Pipe
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE
White as an Indian Pipe
Red as a Cardinal Flower
Fabulous as a Moon at Noon
February Hour --

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Heure de Février", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-05
Line count: 4
Word count: 18

Heure de Février
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Blanche comme une Monotrope
Rouge comme une Lobélie
Formidable comme une Lune à Midi
Heure de Février --

Le nom latin de la fleur "Indian pipe" est Monotropa uniflora, celui de "Cardinal flower" est Lobelia cardinalis.


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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-06
Line count: 4
Word count: 17