Emily Dickinson

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

Within my reach!


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Within my reach!
I could have touched!
I might have chanced that way!
Soft sauntered thro' the village—
Sauntered as soft away!
So unsuspected Violets
Within the meadows go—
Too late for striving fingers
That passed, an hour ago!

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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