all i have to bring

It's all I have to bring to-day,
  This, and my heart beside,
This, and my heart, and all the fields,
  And all the meadows wide.

Be sure you count, should I forget, -
  Some one the sun could tell, -
This, and my heart, and all the bees
  Which in the clover dwell.

- Emily Dickinson

See also the free e-book 'The Poems of Emily Dickinson'.

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