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"Was not" was all the Statement

Emily Dickinson


"Was not" was all the Statement.
The Unpretension stuns—
Perhaps—the Comprehension—
They wore no Lexicons—

But lest our Speculation
In inanition die
Because "God took him" mention—
That was Philology—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 27 Nov 2020 3:16 AM | Viewed: 12948 times

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