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Emily Dickinson

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

So proud she was to die


So proud she was to die
It made us all ashamed
That what we cherished, so unknown
To her desire seemed.

So satisfied to go
Where none of us should be,
Immediately, that anguish stooped
Almost to jealousy.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 15, 2001
Edited: Tuesday, May 15, 2001

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