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Rather arid delight

Emily Dickinson

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Rather arid delight
If Contentment accrue
Make an abstemious Ecstasy
Not so good as joy—

But Rapture's Expense
Must not be incurred
With a tomorrow knocking
And the Rent unpaid—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 27 May 2018 11:56 AM | Viewed: 6833 times

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