A Charm invests a face

A Charm invests a face
Imperfectly beheld—
The Lady date not lift her Veil
For fear it be dispelled—

But peers beyond her mesh—
And wishes—and denies—
Lest Interview—annul a want
That Image—satisfies—

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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