Emily Dickinson

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

Ambition cannot find him


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Ambition cannot find him.
Affection doesn't know
How many leagues of nowhere
Lie between them now.

Yesterday, undistinguished!
Eminent Today
For our mutual hone, Immortality!

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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