Her smile was shaped like other smiles

Her smile was shaped like other smiles—
The Dimples ran along—
And still it hurt you, as some Bird
Did hoist herself, to sing,
Then recollect a Ball, she got—
And hold upon the Twig,
Convulsive, while the Music broke—
Like Beads—among the Bog—

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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