Emily Dickinson

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

All I May, If Small - Poem by Emily Dickinson


All I may, if small,
Do it not display
Larger for the Totalness—
'Tis Economy

To bestow a World
And withhold a Star—
Utmost, is Munificence—
Less, tho' larger, poor.

Comments about All I May, If Small by Emily Dickinson

  • Gold Star - 36,460 Points * Sunprincess * (9/22/2015 7:32:00 PM)

    ..........wonderful write...and great line ★ to bestow a World and withhold a Star (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 187 Points Angelina Holmes (5/6/2014 7:30:00 AM)

    What a very nice poem. Very light. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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