Emily Dickinson sails the vast seas
of passion for her love, yet with humility.
Love and Loneliness express the scene
becoming a part of each other.
Here she sees herself as a simple
flower needed by her lover to wear
as a corsage. This will keep her
close to his heart.
She hides within the flower so
humbly. There is nothing flashy
about this sacred bud. By wearing
the corsage on his breast he keeps
his love close to her heart. By
forming herself as his flower
there is also a secretiveness
that he knows not of. Yet, then
she ends that her unsuspected
feelings result in a longing