Emily Dickinson

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

Experience is the Angled Road


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Experience is the Angled Road
Preferred against the Mind
By—Paradox—the Mind itself—
Presuming it to lead

Quite Opposite—How Complicate
The Discipline of Man—
Compelling Him to Choose Himself
His Preappointed Pain—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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