Emily Dickinson

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

To own the Art within the Soul


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To own the Art within the Soul
The Soul to entertain
With Silence as a Company
And Festival maintain

Is an unfurnished Circumstance
Possession is to One
As an Estate perpetual
Or a reduceless Mine.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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