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.

Comments about A Toad Can Die Of Light! by Emily Dickinson

  • Gold Star - 36,460 Points * Sunprincess * (9/20/2015 11:12:00 PM)

    .....nicely penned musings on life and death ★ (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 187 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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