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Dominion lasts until obtained—

Emily Dickinson


Dominion lasts until obtained—
Possession just as long—
But these—endowing as they flit
Eternally belong.

How everlasting are the Lips
Known only to the Dew—
These are the Brides of permanence
Supplanting me and you.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 24 Jan 2019 1:45 AM | Viewed: 6965 times

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