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The Popular Heart is a Cannon first—

Emily Dickinson


The Popular Heart is a Cannon first—
Subsequent a Drum—
Bells for an Auxiliary
And an Afterward of Rum—

Not a Tomorrow to know its name
Nor a Past to stare—
Ditches for Realms and a Trip to Jail
For a Souvenir—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 18 Dec 2018 8:03 PM | Viewed: 7077 times

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