Emily Dickinson

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

She's happy, with a new Content


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She's happy, with a new Content—
That feels to her—like Sacrament—
She's busy—with an altered Care—
As just apprenticed to the Air—

She's tearful—if she weep at all—
For blissful Causes—Most of all
That Heaven permit so meek as her—
To such a Fate—to Minister.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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