Poet Emily Dickinson

American poet (B:1830-12-10 - D:1886-05-15)

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For Death—or rather


For Death-or rather
For the Things 'twould buy-
This-put away
Life's Opportunity-

The Things that Death will buy
Are Room-
Escape from Circumstances-
And a Name-

With Gifts of Life
How Death's Gifts may compare-
We know not-
For the Rates-lie Here-

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