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Hope is a subtle Glutton—

Emily Dickinson


Hope is a subtle Glutton—
He feeds upon the Fair—
And yet—inspected closely
What Abstinence is there—

His is the Halcyon Table—
That never seats but One—
And whatsoever is consumed
The same amount remain—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 18 Mar 2018 7:40 AM | Viewed: 8951 times

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