Expectation—is Contentment

Expectation—is Contentment—
Gain—Satiety—
But Satiety—Conviction
Of Necessity

Of an Austere trait in Pleasure—
Good, without alarm
Is a too established Fortune—
Danger—deepens Sum—

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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