Emily Dickinson

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

Who Giants know, with lesser Men


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Who Giants know, with lesser Men
Are incomplete, and shy—
For Greatness, that is ill at ease
In minor Company—

A Smaller, could not be perturbed—
The Summer Gnat displays—
Unconscious that his single Fleet
Do not comprise the skies—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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