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Come slowly – Eden! (205)

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Come slowly – Eden!
Lips unused to Thee –
Bashful – sip thy Jessamines –
As the fainting Bee –

Reaching late his flower,
Round her chamber hums –
Counts his nectars –
Enters – and is lost in Balms.



Source: The Poems of Emily Dickinson Edited by R. W. Franklin (Harvard University Press, 1999)
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