Emily Dickinson

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

Papa Above! - Poem by Emily Dickinson

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Papa above!
Regard a Mouse
O'erpowered by the Cat!
Reserve within thy kingdom
A "Mansion" for the Rat!

Snug in seraphic Cupboards
To nibble all the day
While unsuspecting Cycles
Wheel solemnly away!


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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