Color - Caste - Denomination by Emily Dickinson

Color - Caste - Denomination - These - are Time's Affair - Death's diviner Classifying Does not know they are - As in sleep - all Hue forgotten - Tenets - put behind - Death's large - Democratic fingers Rub away the Brand - If Circassian - He is careless - If He put away Chrysalis of Blonde - or Umber - Equal Butterfly - They emerge from His Obscuring - What Death - knows so well - Our minuter intuitions - Deem unplausible