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This is the place they hoped before

Emily Dickinson

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This is the place they hoped before,
Where I am hoping now.
The seed of disappointment grew
Within a capsule gay,
Too distant to arrest the feet
That walk this plank of balm—
Before them lies escapeless sea—
The way is closed they came.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 18 Jul 2018 8:14 PM | Viewed: 7379 times

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