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A Rat surrendered here

Emily Dickinson

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A Rat surrendered here
A brief career of Cheer
And Fraud and Fear.

Of Ignominy's due
Let all addicted to
Beware.

The most obliging Trap
Its tendency to snap
Cannot resist—

Temptation is the Friend
Repugnantly resigned
At last.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 24 Apr 2018 5:15 PM | Viewed: 7890 times

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