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Did life's penurious length

Emily Dickinson

1717

Did life's penurious length
Italicize its sweetness,
The men that daily live
Would stand so deep in joy
That it would clog the cogs
Of that revolving reason
Whose esoteric belt
Protects our sanity.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 22 Nov 2017 1:34 PM | Viewed: 6908 times

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