Come Slowly - Eden! by Emily Dickinson
"Come Slowly - Eden!" speaks about "Eden" which can be understood as the Garden of Eden, a paradise (or in this case, a person). She's basically telling a bashful man to come take her as she is waiting for his love, but he is shy and unexperienced.
This is a two stanza poem with four lines in each. Weirdly, Dickinson doesn't use her usual writing style for short works. She switches it up a bit and changes between six and five syllables. Nonetheless, she does rhyme the second and fourth lines while using imperfect-rhymes in the first and third.
Johnson number: 211
Come Slowly - Eden! Come slowly - Eden! lips unused to thee, Bashful, sip thy jasmines, As the fainting bee, Reaching late his flower, Round her chamber hums, Counts his nectars --enters, And is lost in balms!
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