Edward (Ned) Dickinson's Notebook

H bMS Am 1118.95, Box 12

"Crushed before the Moith [sic]"

Waif of the Summer night
All soft in velvet dust
Frail devotee of Light
So bent on idle guest.

Fluttering in helpless flight
A hint of Tropic heat -
Faint in the morning light
Thy silly life complete

The [above: Oh] man of pride and boast.
This is thy stronger Host.
Thou'rt crushed before the Moith -

[by Susan Dickinson]

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