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Too scanty 'twas to die for you

Emily Dickinson


Too scanty 'twas to die for you,
The merest Greek could that.
The living, Sweet, is costlier—
I offer even that—

The Dying, is a trifle, past,
But living, this include
The dying multifold—without
The Respite to be dead.

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 24 Mar 2018 3:28 PM | Viewed: 7514 times

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