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Step lightly on this narrow spot—

Emily Dickinson

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Step lightly on this narrow spot—
The broadest Land that grows
Is not so ample as the Breast
These Emerald Seams enclose.

Step lofty, for this name be told
As far as Cannon dwell
Or Flag subsist or Fame export
Her deathless Syllable.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 18 Sep 2018 11:04 AM | Viewed: 6508 times

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