Emily Dickinson

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

To offer brave assistance


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To offer brave assistance
To Lives that stand alone—
When One has failed to stop them—
Is Human—but Divine

To lend an Ample Sinew
Unto a Nameless Man—
Whose Homely Benediction
No other—stopped to earn—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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