Poet Emily Dickinson

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

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Sweet Skepticism of the Heart—

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Sweet Skepticism of the Heart-
That knows-and does not know-
And tosses like a Fleet of Balm-
Affronted by the snow-
Invites and then retards the Truth
Lest Certainty be sere
Compared with the delicious throe
Of transport thrilled with Fear-



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