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A stagnant pleasure like a Pool

Emily Dickinson

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A stagnant pleasure like a Pool
That lets its Rushes grow
Until they heedless tumble in
And make the Water slow

Impeding navigation bright
Of Shadows going down
Yet even this shall rouse itself
When freshets come along.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 21 Jan 2018 11:18 AM | Viewed: 7219 times

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