Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

My Best Acquaintances Are Those

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My best Acquaintances are those
With Whom I spoke no Word—
The Stars that stated come to Town
Esteemed Me never rude
Although to their Celestial Call
I failed to make reply—
My constant—reverential Face
Sufficient Courtesy.
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