Poet Emily Dickinson

American poet (B:1830-12-10 - D:1886-05-15)

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Come Slowly

Come slowly,
Lips unused to thee.
Bashful, sip thy jasmines,
As the fainting bee,
Reaching late his flower,
Round her chamber hums,
Counts his nectars -alights,
And is lost in balms!

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