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   Chapter 266 AT LENGTH.

Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete By Emily Dickinson Characters: 477

Updated: 2017-12-01 00:03

Her final summer was it,

And yet we guessed it not;

If tenderer industriousness

Pervaded her, we thought

A further force of life

Developed from within, -

When Death lit all the shortness up,

And made the hurry plain.

We wondered at our blindness, -

When nothing was to see

But her Carrara guide-post, -

At our stupidity,

When, duller than our dulness,

The busy darling lay,

So busy was she, finishing,

So leisurely were we!

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