Emily Dickinson

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

Those who have been in the Grave the longest


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Those who have been in the Grave the longest—
Those who begin Today—
Equally perish from our Practise—
Death is the other way—

Foot of the Bold did least attempt it—
It—is the White Exploit—
Once to achieve, annuls the power
Once to communicate—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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