February 22, 2010

The Shapes


We play at Paste --
Till qualified, for Pearl --
Then, drop the Paste --
And deem ourself a fool --

The Shapes -- though -- were similar --
And our new Hands
Learned Gem-Tactics --
Practicing Sands --


~ Emily Dickinson, Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, Published in 1955

Image found here by Diana LeMieux

3 comments:

  1. Such a great photo and love the Emily Dickinson! xo

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  2. wow congrats on winning the business card giveaway!
    cute blog too!
    j.

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