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Summer is shorter than any one—

Emily Dickinson


Summer is shorter than any one—
Life is shorter than Summer—
Seventy Years is spent as quick
As an only Dollar—

Sorrow—now—is polite—and stays—
See how well we spurn him—
Equally to abhor Delight—
Equally retain him—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 20 Oct 2018 6:12 AM | Viewed: 7278 times

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