Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

Ah, Teneriffe! - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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Ah, Teneriffe!
Retreating Mountain!
Purples of Ages—pause for you—
Sunset—reviews her Sapphire Regiment—
Day—drops you her Red Adieu!

Still—Clad in your Mail of ices—
Thigh of Granite—and thew—of Steel—
Heedless—alike—of pomp—or parting

Ah, Teneriffe!
I'm kneeling—still—


Comments about Ah, Teneriffe! by Emily Dickinson

  • Rookie - 169 Points Angelina Holmes (5/6/2014 7:29:00 AM)

    Such a thoughtful poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 59 Points Brian Jani (4/29/2014 1:18:00 AM)

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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