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“There came a Day at Summer’s full, Entirely for me…”

Photo of the Day | Wed Aug 10 2016

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COLMAR, FRANCE, July 16, 2014: This 9th century city considers itself the "capital of Alsatian wine." ***** "There came a Day at Summer's full, Entirely for me— I thought that such were for the Saints, Where Resurrections—be—" - Emily Dickinson

Photo of the Day, August 10, 2016

There came a Day at Summer’s full by Emily Dickinson
There came a Day at Summer’s full,
Entirely for me —
I thought that such were for the Saints,
Where Resurrections — be —

The Sun, as common, went abroad,
The flowers, accustomed, blew,
As if no soul the solstice passed
That maketh all things new —

The time was scarce profaned, by speech —
The symbol of a word
Was needless, as at Sacrament,
The Wardrobe — of our Lord —

Each was to each The Sealed Church,
Permitted to commune this — time —
Lest we too awkward show
At Supper of the Lamb.

The Hours slid fast — as Hours will,
Clutched tight, by greedy hands —
So faces on two Decks, look back,
Bound to opposing lands —

And so when all the time had leaked,
Without external sound
Each bound the Other’s Crucifix —
We gave no other Bond —

Sufficient troth, that we shall rise —
Deposed — at length, the Grave —
To that new Marriage,
Justified — through Calvaries of Love —

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