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Her Losses make our Gains ashamed—

Emily Dickinson

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Her Losses make our Gains ashamed—
She bore Life's empty Pack
As gallantly as if the East
Were swinging at her Back.
Life's empty Pack is heaviest,
As every Porter knows—
In vain to punish Honey—
It only sweeter grows.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 26 Oct 2014 3:37 AM | Viewed: 6346 times

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