'Tis customary as we part

by Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson


'Tis customary as we part
A trinket - to confer -
It helps to stimulate the faith
When Lovers be afar -

'Tis various - as the various taste -
Clematis - journeying far -
Presents me with a single Curl
Of her Electric Hair -

Last updated June 21, 2015