Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

If She Had Been The Mistletoe

44

If she had been the Mistletoe
And I had been the Rose—
How gay upon your table
My velvet life to close—
Since I am of the Druid,
And she is of the dew—
I'll deck Tradition's buttonhole—
And send the Rose to you.
113 Total read