Emily Dickinson

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

I Could Not Drink It, Sweet - Poem by Emily Dickinson


I could not drink it, Sweet,
Till You had tasted first,
Though cooler than the Water was
The Thoughtfullness of Thirst.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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