Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

A Toad Can Die Of Light! - Poem by Emily Dickinson

A toad can die of light!
Death is the common right
Of toads and men,--
Of earl and midge
The privilege.
Why swagger then?
The gnat's supremacy
Is large as thine.


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  • Rookie - 175 Points Angelina Holmes (5/5/2014 7:28:00 PM)

    hehehe she says swagger! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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