A shady friend for torrid days

Emily Dickinson

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A shady friend for torrid days
Is easier to find
Than one of higher temperature
For frigid hour of mind.

The vane a little to the east
Scares muslin souls away;
If broadcloth breasts are firmer
Than those of organdy,

Who is to blame? The weaver?
Ah! the bewildering thread!
The tapestries of paradise!
So notelessly are made!

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  • _solitary_writer_713

    Enjoyed this, really got me thinking!

    • AlfonzoCarlisle

      This is so unique! Makes you realize that fair-weather friends are easy to come by, but friends for cold, hard times are rare and valuable. The way they use clothing material to explain this is just genius. I'm totally impressed 😮 Spelling errors and all, its a gem 🙌🙌