Emily Dickinson: Fascicle 6

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Poem 14 (J 132-J 133: 1830-1886)

1:
I bring an unaccustomed wine
I bring an unaccustomed wine
I bring an unaccustomed wine
I bring an unaccustomed wine
2:
To lips long parching
To lips long parching
To lips long parching , next to mine,
To lips long parching , next to mine,
3:
Next to mine,
Next to mine,
4:
And summon them to drink ;
And summon them to drink ;
And summon them to drink .
And summon them to drink .
5:
Crackling with fever, they Essay ,
Crackling with fever, they Essay ,
Crackling with fever, they essay ;
Crackling with fever, they essay ;
6:
I turn my brimming Eyes away,
I turn my brimming eyes away,
I turn my brimming eyes away,
I turn my brimming eyes away,
7:
And come next hour to look.
And come next hour to look.
And come next hour to look.
And come next hour to look.
8:
The hands still hug the tardy glass
The hands still hug the tardy glass
The hands still hug the tardy glass ;
The hands still hug the tardy glass ;
9:
The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas
The lips I would have cooled, alas
The lips I would have cooled, alas !
The lips I would have cooled, alas !
10:
Are so superfluous Cold .
Are so superfluous Cold
Are so superfluous cold ,
Are so superfluous cold ,
11:
I w'd as soon attempt to warm
I would as soon attempt to warm
I would as soon attempt to warm
I would as soon attempt to warm
12:
The bosoms where the frost has lain
The bosoms where the frost has lain
The bosoms where the frost has lain
The bosoms where the frost has lain
13:
Ages beneath the mould
Ages beneath the mould
Ages beneath the mould .
Ages beneath the mould .
14:
Some other thirsty there may be
Some other thirsty there may be
Some other thirsty there may be
Some other thirsty there may be
15:
To whom this w'd have pointed me
To whom this would have pointed me
To whom this would have pointed me
To whom this would have pointed me
16:
Had it remained to speak
Had it remained to speak
Had it remained to speak .
Had it remained to speak .
17:
And so I always bear the cup
And so I always bear the cup
And so I always bear the cup
And so I always bear the cup
18:
If, haply, mine may be the drop
If, haply, mine may be the drop
If, haply, mine may be the drop
If, haply, mine may be the drop
19:
Some pilgrim thirst to slake
Some pilgrim thirst to slake
Some pilgrim thirst to slake ,—
Some pilgrim thirst to slake ,—
20:
If, haply, any say to me
If, haply, any say to me
If, haply, any say to me ,
If, haply, any say to me ,
21:
Unto the little, unto me,
Unto the little, unto me,
Unto the little, unto me,
Unto the little, unto me,
22:
When I at last awake.
When I at last awake.
When I at last awake.
When I at last awake.
Image Map for Original Poem 14 To lips long parching Next to mine, And summon them to drink; Crackling with fever, they Essay, Crackling with fever, they Essay, I turn my brimming Eyes away, The hands still hug the tardy glass— The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— Are so superfluous Cold. Are so superfluous Cold. I w'd as soon attempt to warm Ages beneath the mould— To whom this w'd have pointed me Had it remained to speak— Some pilgrim thirst to slake—
Image Map for Centenary Edition of Poem 14 Original Dickinson: To lips long parching Original Dickinson: Next to mine, Original Dickinson: And summon them to drink; Original Dickinson: Crackling with fever, they Essay, Original Dickinson: I turn my brimming Eyes away, Original Dickinson: The hands still hug the tardy glass— Original Dickinson: The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— Original Dickinson: The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— Original Dickinson: Are so superfluous Cold. Original Dickinson: I w'd as soon attempt to warm Original Dickinson: Ages beneath the mould— Original Dickinson: To whom this w'd have pointed me Original Dickinson: Had it remained to speak— Original Dickinson: Some pilgrim thirst to slake— Original Dickinson: If, haply, any say to me
Image Map for Complete Poems of Poem 14 Original Dickinson: To lips long parching Original Dickinson: Next to mine, Original Dickinson: And summon them to drink; Original Dickinson: Crackling with fever, they Essay, Original Dickinson: I turn my brimming Eyes away, Original Dickinson: The hands still hug the tardy glass— Original Dickinson: The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— Original Dickinson: The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— Original Dickinson: Are so superfluous Cold. Original Dickinson: I w'd as soon attempt to warm Original Dickinson: Ages beneath the mould— Original Dickinson: To whom this w'd have pointed me Original Dickinson: Had it remained to speak— Original Dickinson: Some pilgrim thirst to slake— Original Dickinson: If, haply, any say to me
Image Map for Poems, Second Series of Poem 14 Original Dickinson: To lips long parching Original Dickinson: Next to mine, Original Dickinson: And summon them to drink; Original Dickinson: Crackling with fever, they Essay, Original Dickinson: I turn my brimming Eyes away, Original Dickinson: The hands still hug the tardy glass— Original Dickinson: The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— Original Dickinson: The lips I w'd have cooled, Alas— Original Dickinson: Are so superfluous Cold. Original Dickinson: I w'd as soon attempt to warm Original Dickinson: Ages beneath the mould— Original Dickinson: To whom this w'd have pointed me Original Dickinson: Had it remained to speak— Original Dickinson: Some pilgrim thirst to slake— Original Dickinson: If, haply, any say to me