Emily Dickinson

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

All but Death, can be Adjusted


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All but Death, can be Adjusted—
Dynasties repaired—
Systems—settled in their Sockets—
Citadels—dissolved—

Wastes of Lives—resown with Colors
By Succeeding Springs—
Death—unto itself—Exception—
Is exempt from Change—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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