Emily Dickinson

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

I Want—it Pleaded—all Its Life— - Poem by Emily Dickinson

"I want"—it pleaded—All its life—
I want—was chief it said
When Skill entreated it—the last—
And when so newly dead—

I could not deem it late—to hear
That single—steadfast sigh—
The lips had placed as with a "Please"
Toward Eternity—

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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