#Poetry Moment: Dickinson “Come slowly — Eden”

Come slowly – Eden! (205)
BY EMILY DICKINSON
Come slowly – Eden!
Lips unused to Thee –
Bashful – sip thy Jessamines –
As the fainting Bee –

Reaching late his flower,
Round her chamber hums –
Counts his nectars –
Enters – and is lost in Balms.

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