- Year Published: 1896
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: United States of America
- Source: Dickenson, E. (1896). The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series One.Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.6
- Word Count: 25
Dickinson, E. (1896). Nature, Poem 16. The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series One (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved September 30, 2014, from
Dickinson, Emily. "Nature, Poem 16." The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series One. Lit2Go Edition. 1896. Web. <>. September 30, 2014.
Emily Dickinson, "Nature, Poem 16," The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series One, Lit2Go Edition, (1896), accessed September 30, 2014,.
Presentiment is that long shadow on the lawn
Indicative that suns go down;
The notice to the startled grass
That darkness is about to pass.