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Which misses most

Emily Dickinson

1759

Which misses most,
The hand that tends,
Or heart so gently borne,
'Tis twice as heavy as it was
Because the hand is gone?

Which blesses most,
The lip that can,
Or that that went to sleep

With "if I could" endeavoring
Without the strength to shape?

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 23 Apr 2018 7:52 AM | Viewed: 6482 times

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