- 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: 22
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Emily Dickinson, "Life, Poem 14," The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two, Lit2Go Edition, (1896), accessed September 24, 2023,.
The thought beneath so slight a film
Is more distinctly seen, —
As laces just reveal the surge,
Or mists the Apennine.