Emily Dickinson

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

None Can Experience Sting - Poem by Emily Dickinson


None can experience sting
Who Bounty—have not known—
The fact of Famine—could not be
Except for Fact of Corn—

Want—is a meagre Art
Acquired by Reverse—
The Poverty that was not Wealth—
Cannot be Indigence.

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  • Indira Renganathan (11/16/2016 5:30:00 AM)

    Oh, lovely on the sting of famine and poverty- - 10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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