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A Charm Invests A Face

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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—
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A poem of great depth in just minimal lines.

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Prativa Dey 17 October 2019

Nice poem, thank you. So nice thinking

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Ratnakar Mandlik 16 October 2019

A profound write, full of intense emotions and brevity. A masterpiece of Emily Dickinson.

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Anil Kumar Panda 16 October 2019

Deep write with an amazing style. Thanks very much.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 16 October 2019

A typical ED Poem, oft a brevity. All with Dashes inbetween, but I must admit This Is a Classic Poem Of The Day. CONGRATULATIONS for the family of the late great classic poetess. True great, and Classic through and through. That´s EMILY DICKINSON in full person. May she rest in peace.

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Kingsley Egbukole 16 October 2019

Beautiful and interesting. Kingsley Egbukole

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Dominic Windram 16 October 2019

A poignant, concise meditation on the subject of image/ appearance.

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Mahtab Bangalee 16 October 2019

A Charm invests a face Imperfectly beheld— The Lady dare not lift her Veil For fear it be dispelled—/// greatly express

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Edward Kofi Louis 16 October 2019

That image! ! ! A Lady dare not to lift her Veil. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Aniruddha Pathak 16 October 2019

A charm invests a face... how brevity works for poetry when the words left unsaid can be so eloquent, A brilliant exposition of this

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