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The Opening and the Close

Emily Dickinson

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The Opening and the Close
Of Being, are alike
Or differ, if they do,
As Bloom upon a Stalk.

That from an equal Seed
Unto an equal Bud
Go parallel, perfected
In that they have decayed.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 21 Oct 2018 2:24 PM | Viewed: 7618 times

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