Sunday, April 24, 2016

Poetry Sunday

Last week's poem dealt with the mysterious Miss Jones. This week, a short but weighty poem by Emily Dickinson deals with the fundamental issue that makes her mysterious ...

A Charm
by Emily Dickinson

A Charm invests a face
Imperfectly beheld –
The Lady dare not lift her Veil
For fear it be dispelled –

But peers beyond her mesh –
And wishes – and denies –
Lest Interview – annul a want
That Image – satisfies –

Sometimes, not knowing is better.

Have a good day. See you tomorrow for Musical Monday.



Duckbutt said...

Emily Dickinson can be so pardoxical sometimes.

eViL pOp TaRt said...

Indeed! Sometimes not knowing is better!