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'Twas Just This Time, Last Year, I Died

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'Twas just this time, last year, I died.
I know I heard the Corn,
When I was carried by the Farms—
It had the Tassels on—

I thought how yellow it would look—
When Richard went to mill—
And then, I wanted to get out,

But something held my will.
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Emily Dickinson 04 December 2013

I think this reflects Emily Dickinson dying and starting her new life as a superhero. It shows the transformation and transition of her life, and she expresses her missing her old life when she was not saving the world. She wishes to go to a simpler time when she could spend time celebrating the holidays with her family, and not taking a bite out of crime. In the end, Emily accepts her fate, with the knowledge that with great power comes great responsibility -Barrack Obama

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