Their Barricade against the Sky

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Their Barricade against the Sky by Emily Dickinson
1471

Their Barricade against the Sky
The martial Trees withdraw
And with a Flag at every turn
Their Armies are no more.

What Russet Halts in Nature's March
They indicate or cause
An inference of Mexico
Effaces the Surmise —

Recurrent to the After Mind
That Massacre of Air —
The Wound that was not Wound nor Scar
But Holidays of War


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