Emily Dickinson

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

Uncertain Lease—develops Lustre - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Uncertain lease—develops lustre
On Time
Uncertain Grasp, appreciation
Of Sum—

The shorter Fate—is oftener the chiefest
Inheritors upon a tenure

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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