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Emily Dickinson - We Cover Thee -- Sweet Face

We Cover Thee -- Sweet Face --
Not that We tire of Thee --
But that Thyself fatigue of Us --
Remember -- as Thou go --
We follow Thee until
Thou notice Us -- no more --
And then -- reluctant -- turn away
To Con Thee o'er and o'er --

And blame the scanty love
We were Content to show --
Augmented -- Sweet -- a Hundred fold --
If Thou would'st take it -- now --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 482. We Cover Thee -- Sweet Face
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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