Poem by Emily Dickinson

Here's a poem from Emily Dickinson called Answer July. In the poem, Dickinson speaks to July directly and July responds by pointing out that the hot summer is the fulfilled promise of spring.

Answer July –

Where is the Bee –

Where is the Blush –

Where is the Hay? Ah, said July –

Where is the Seed –

Where is the Bud –

Where is the May –

Answer Thee – Me –


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Emily Dickinson
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