Saturday, July 18, 2009

No Longer Drab

Drab Habitation of Whom?
Tabernacle or Tomb –
Or Dome of Worm –
Or Porch of Gnome –
Or some Elf’s Catacomb?

Emily Dickinson sent this verse to her nephew along with a cocoon. I love how she plays with the sound of language for its own sake. Good stuff.