Emily Dickinson Quote

Bees are black, with gilt surcingles—
Buccaneers of buzz.

A surcingle is a belt or girth

poem no. 1404, c. 1877

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Bees are black, with gilt surcingles— Buccaneers of buzz.

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Bees are black, with gilt surcingles— Buccaneers of buzz.

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Bees are black, with gilt surcingles— Buccaneers of buzz.

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Bees are black, with gilt surcingles— Buccaneers of buzz.