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We never know how high we are

Emily Dickinson

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We never know how high we are
Till we are asked to rise
And then if we are true to plan
Our statures touch the skies—

The Heroism we recite
Would be a normal thing
Did not ourselves the Cubits warp
For fear to be a King—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 23 Jun 2018 7:02 PM | Viewed: 20761 times

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