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A little Madness in the Spring

Is wholesome even for the King,

But God be with the Clown –

Who ponders this tremendous scene –

This whole Experiment of Green –

As if it were his own!

by Emily Dickinson


This seems appropriate given our unseasonably warm weather and closeness to April Fool's Day (Palm Sunday this year). I just finished reading Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds by Lyndall Gordon.

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Comment by bradley brooks on June 23, 2012 at 2:21pm

I   LOVE    THE    POEM    BUT   I     HAVE     KNOW    IDEA     WHAT    MEANS   COULD   YOU   PLEASE      EXPLAIN    IT   ------------------------   BY    THE    WAY    I'M    SECRETLY    IN   LOVE    WITH     EMILY    DICKERSON     BUT DON'T  TELL     ANY    ONE    AND    PLEASE     DON'T    TAKE    ME     TO     SERIOUSLY  

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