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Emily Dickinson - I held a Jewel in my fingers

I held a Jewel in my fingers --
And went to sleep --
The day was warm, and winds were prosy --
I said "'Twill keep" --

I woke -- and chid my honest fingers,
The Gem was gone --
And now, an Amethyst remembrance
Is all I own --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 245. I held a Jewel in my fingers
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Sep 19 2003

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