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When a Lover is a Beggar

Emily Dickinson


When a Lover is a Beggar
Abject is his Knee—
When a Lover is an Owner
Different is he—

What he begged is then the Beggar—
Oh disparity—
Bread of Heaven resents bestowal
Like an obloquy—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 21 Oct 2018 6:29 AM | Viewed: 7303 times

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