Emily Dickinson

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

Expectation—is Contentment - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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Expectation—is Contentment—
Gain—Satiety—
But Satiety—Conviction
Of Necessity

Of an Austere trait in Pleasure—
Good, without alarm
Is a too established Fortune—
Danger—deepens Sum—


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    ....wonderful theme - expectation and contentment ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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