Emily Dickinson

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

Teach Him—when He Makes The Names - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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Teach Him—When He makes the names—
Such an one—to say—
On his babbling—Berry—lips—
As should sound—to me—
Were my Ear—as near his nest—
As my thought—today—
As should sound—
"Forbid us not"—
Some like "Emily."


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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