- Year Published: 1896
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: United States of America
- Source: Dickenson, E. (1896). The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two.Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.6
- Word Count: 39
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Emily Dickinson, "Nature, Poem 41," The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two, Lit2Go Edition, (1896), accessed February 27, 2015,.
Like mighty footlights burned the red
At bases of the trees, —
The far theatricals of day
Exhibiting to these.
'T was universe that did applaud
While, chiefest of the crowd,
Enabled by his royal dress,
Myself distinguished God.