Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

To See Her Is A Picture - Poem by Emily Dickinson

To see her is a Picture —
To hear her is a Tune —
To know her an Intemperance
As innocent as June —
To know her not — Affliction —
To own her for a Friend
A warmth as near as if the Sun
Were shining in your Hand.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 3, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, May 3, 2013


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