- Year Published: 1896
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: United States of America
- Source: Dickenson, E. (1896). The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two.Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.6
- Word Count: 47
Dickinson, E. (1896). Love, Poem 15: The Lost Jewel. The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved September 18, 2014, from
Dickinson, Emily. "Love, Poem 15: The Lost Jewel." The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two. Lit2Go Edition. 1896. Web. <>. September 18, 2014.
Emily Dickinson, "Love, Poem 15: The Lost Jewel," The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two, Lit2Go Edition, (1896), accessed September 18, 2014,.
I held a jewel in my fingers
And went to sleep.
The day was warm, and winds were prosy;
I said: "'T will keep."
I woke and chid my honest fingers, —
The gem was gone;
And now an amethyst remembrance
Is all I own.