Quotation by Emily Brontë

I shall smile when wreaths of snow
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night's decay
Ushers in a drearier day.
Emily Brontë (1818–1848), British poet, novelist. Fall, Leaves, Fall (l. 5–8). . .

Attributed to "Ellis Bell" (pseud.) Oxford Book of Short Poems, The. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford University Press.
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