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The right to perish might be thought

Emily Dickinson

1692

The right to perish might be thought
An undisputed right—
Attempt it, and the Universe
Upon the opposite
Will concentrate its officers—
You cannot even die
But nature and mankind must pause
To pay you scrutiny.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 21 Oct 2018 12:33 AM | Viewed: 6738 times

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