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Had I known that the first was the last

Emily Dickinson


Had I known that the first was the last
I should have kept it longer.
Had I known that the last was the first
I should have drunk it stronger.
Cup, it was your fault,
Lip was not the liar.
No, lip, it was yours,
Bliss was most to blame.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 16 Apr 2021 5:56 AM | Viewed: 8168 times

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