Emily Dickinson

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

I Cannot Be Ashamed - Poem by Emily Dickinson


I cannot be ashamed
Because I cannot see
The love you offer—
Reverses Modesty

And I cannot be proud
Because a Height so high
Involves Alpine
And Services of Snow.

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  • Tapan M. Saren (4/23/2017 8:46:00 AM)

    And you don't have to be ashamed.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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