Emily Dickinson

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

He Forgot—and I—remembered - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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He forgot—and I—remembered—
'Twas an everyday affair—
Long ago as Christ and Peter—
"Warmed them" at the "Temple fire."

"Thou wert with him"—quoth "the Damsel"?
"No"—said Peter, 'twasn't me—
Jesus merely "looked" at Peter—
Could I do aught else—to Thee?


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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