A Man may make a Remark

A Man may make a Remark—
In itself—a quiet thing
That may furnish the Fuse unto a Spark
In dormant nature—lain—

Let us deport—with skill—
Let us discourse—with care—
Powder exists in Charcoal—
Before it exists in Fire.

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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