Summer Has Two Beginnings

by Emily Dickinson

Summer has two Beginnings —
Beginning once in June —
Beginning in October
Affectingly again —
Without, perhaps, the Riot  

But graphicker for Grace —
As finer is a going
Than a remaining Face —
Departing then — forever —
Forever — until May —   
Forever is deciduous Except to those who die —

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Emily Dickinson
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