Emily Dickinson

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

Light is sufficient to itself


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Light is sufficient to itself—
If Others want to see
It can be had on Window Panes
Some Hours in the Day.

But not for Compensation—
It holds as large a Glow
To Squirrel in the Himmaleh
Precisely, as to you.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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