Poems, Second Series

Author: Emily Dickinson  | Date: 1891


WE play at paste,

Till qualified for pearl,

Then drop the paste,

And deem ourself a fool.

The shapes, though, were similar,

And our new hands

Learned gem-tactics

Practising sands.


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