Emily Dickinson (10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)
Some—Work for Immortality
Some—Work for Immortality—
The Chiefer part, for Time—
The former—Checks—on Fame—
Slow Gold—but Everlasting—
The Bullion of Today—
Contrasted with the Currency
A Beggar—Here and There—
Is gifted to discern
Beyond the Broker's insight—
One's—Money—One's&m dash;the Mine—
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