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Tell all the Truth but tell it slant—

Emily Dickinson


Tell all the Truth but tell it slant—
Success in Circuit lies
Too bright for our infirm Delight
The Truth's superb surprise

As Lightning to the Children eased
With explanation kind
The Truth must dazzle gradually
Or every man be blind—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 23 Mar 2018 6:45 PM | Viewed: 9544 times

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