poet Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

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A Doubt If It Be Us

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A doubt if it be Us
Assists the staggering Mind
In an extremer Anguish
Until it footing find.

An Unreality is lent,
A merciful Mirage
That makes the living possible
While it suspends the lives.

Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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  • Muser Evidence (4/6/2020 9:11:00 PM)

    Very rapting

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  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (10/23/2016 2:15:00 AM)

    A doubt is still a doubt and that their hope is only a mirage and that is understood well by them to stay apart...very nice work- 10

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  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (10/23/2016 2:12:00 AM)

    A doubt is still a doubt even if an unreal merciful mirage can make the living possible
    as it is only a mirage and that is understood well by them to stay apart...very nice work- 10

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  • Angelina Holmes (5/4/2014 8:14:00 AM)

    Merciful mirage... interesting

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  • * Sunprincess * (4/29/2014 9:55:00 PM)

    ..........amazing thoughts in this write...enjoyed..

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  • * Sunprincess * (3/30/2014 7:18:00 PM)

    .......and no doubt about this one...truly a fine poem...enjoyed..

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