- 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: 38
Dickinson, E. (1896). Love, Poem 10. The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved September 24, 2023, from
Dickinson, Emily. "Love, Poem 10." The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two. Lit2Go Edition. 1896. Web. <>. September 24, 2023.
Emily Dickinson, "Love, Poem 10," The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two, Lit2Go Edition, (1896), accessed September 24, 2023,.
A charm invests a face
Imperfectly beheld, —
The lady dare not lift her veil
For fear it be dispelled.
But peers beyond her mesh,
And wishes, and denies, —
Lest interview annul a want
That image satisfies.