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The Rat is the concisest Tenant.

Emily Dickinson

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The Rat is the concisest Tenant.
He pays no Rent.
Repudiates the Obligation—
On Schemes intent

Balking our Wit
To sound or circumvent—
Hate cannot harm
A Foe so reticent—
Neither Decree prohibit him—
Lawful as Equilibrium.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 19 Apr 2018 11:01 PM | Viewed: 7989 times

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