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The things we thought that we should do

Emily Dickinson

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The things we thought that we should do
We other things have done
But those peculiar industries
Have never been begun—

The Lands we thought that we should seek
When large enough to run
By Speculation ceded
To Speculation's Son—

The Heaven, in which we hoped to pause
When Discipline was done
Untenable to Logic
But possibly the one—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 18 Oct 2018 8:23 PM | Viewed: 7075 times

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