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One thing of it we borrow

Emily Dickinson


One thing of it we borrow
And promise to return—
The Booty and the Sorrow
Its Sweetness to have known—
One thing of it we covet—
The power to forget—
The Anguish of the Avarice
Defrays the Dross of it—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 22 Sep 2018 5:28 AM | Viewed: 6462 times

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