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J. C. Squire, ed.  A Book of Women’s Verse.  1921.
 
Fall, Leaves, Fall
By Emily Brontë (1818–1848)
 
FALL, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day;
Every leaf speaks bliss to me,
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
I shall smile when wreaths of snow        5
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night’s decay
Ushers in a drearier day.
 
 
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