Emily Dickinson

Dec. 10, 1830 - May 15, 1886

 

May-Flower

by Emily Dickinson

Pink, small, and punctual,
Aromatic, low,
Covert in April,
Candid in May,

Dear to the moss,
Known by the knoll,
Next to the robin
In every human soul.

Bold little beauty,
Bedecked with thee.
Nature forswears
Antiquity.

Source:

Poems
Copyright 1890
Little, Brown, And Company, Boston
 
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