To love thee Year by Year —
May less appear
Than sacrifice, and cease —
However, dear,
Forever might be short, I thought to show —
And so I pieced it, with a flower, now.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem To love thee Year by Year

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