Shall I take thee, the Poet said
To the propounded word?
Be stationed with the Candidates
Till I have finer tried —

The Poet searched Philology
And when about to ring
For the suspended Candidate
There came unsummoned in —

That portion of the Vision
The Word applied to fill
Not unto nomination
The Cherubim reveal —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Shall I take thee, the Poet said

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