Endow the Living—with the Tears

Endow the Living—with the Tears—
You squander on the Dead,
And They were Men and Women—now,
Around Your Fireside—

Instead of Passive Creatures,
Denied the Cherishing
Till They—the Cherishing deny—
With Death's Ethereal Scron—

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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