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Emily Dickinson - I Came to buy a smile -- today

I Came to buy a smile -- today --
But just a single smile --
The smallest one upon your face
Will suit me just as well --
The one that no one else would miss
It shone so very small --
I'm pleading at the "counter" -- sir --
Could you afford to sell --
I've Diamonds -- on my fingers --
You know what Diamonds are?
I've Rubies -- live the Evening Blood --
And Topaz -- like the star!
'Twould be "a Bargain" for a Jew!
Say -- may I have it -- Sir?

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 223. I Came to buy a smile -- today
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Apr 27 2002

Comment 71 of 71, added on August 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM.
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Comment 70 of 71, added on August 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM.
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Comment 69 of 71, added on July 4th, 2014 at 9:21 AM.
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