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'Tis not the swaying frame we miss

Emily Dickinson

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'Tis not the swaying frame we miss,
It is the steadfast Heart,
That had it beat a thousand years,
With Love alone had bent,
Its fervor the electric Oar,
That bore it through the Tomb,
Ourselves, denied the privilege,
Consolelessly presume—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 27 May 2017 11:30 AM | Viewed: 10834 times

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