Among The Multitude


  AMONG the men and women, the multitude,
  I perceive one picking me out by secret and divine signs,
  Acknowledging none else--not parent, wife, husband, brother, child,
  any nearer than I am;
  Some are baffled--But that one is not--that one knows me.

  Ah, lover and perfect equal!
  I meant that you should discover me so, by my faint indirections;
  And I, when I meet you, mean to discover you by the like in you.

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