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The Auctioneer of Parting

Emily Dickinson

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The Auctioneer of Parting
His "Going, going, gone"
Shouts even from the Crucifix,
And brings his Hammer down—
He only sells the Wilderness,
The prices of Despair
Range from a single human Heart
To Two—not any more—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 16 Dec 2018 9:42 AM | Viewed: 7556 times

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