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I worked for chaff and earning Wheat

Emily Dickinson

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I worked for chaff and earning Wheat
Was haughty and betrayed.
What right had Fields to arbitrate
In matters ratified?

I tasted Wheat and hated Chaff
And thanked the ample friend—
Wisdom is more becoming viewed
At distance than at hand.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 16 Oct 2018 10:26 AM | Viewed: 7483 times

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