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To try to speak, and miss the way

Emily Dickinson

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To try to speak, and miss the way
And ask it of the Tears,
Is Gratitude's sweet poverty,
The Tatters that he wears—

A better Coat if he possessed
Would help him to conceal,
Not subjugate, the Mutineer
Whose title is "the Soul."

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 21 Jan 2018 9:10 AM | Viewed: 6530 times

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