452
 
The Malay’—took the Pearl’—
Not’—I’—the Earl’—
I’—feared the Sea’—too much
Unsanctified’—to touch’—
 
Praying that I might be
Worthy’—the Destiny’—
The Swarthy fellow swam’—
And bore my Jewel’—Home’—
 
Home to the Hut! What lot
Had I’—the Jewel’—got’—
Borne on a Dusky Breasty’—
I had not deemed a Vest
Of Amber’—fit’—
 
The Negro never knew
I’—wooed it’—too’—
To gain, or be undone’—
Alike to Him’—One’—

  • 0
  • 0
  •  
  •  
Login to comment...
Email

Other works by Emily Dickinson...

Some poets who follow Emily Dickinson...

Christian Bautista Kevin Vicent Death Queen Laura Alaniz Diana De Segovia Аня Бруцкая