Fame of Myself, to justify

Fame of Myself, to justify,
All other Plaudit be
Superfluous—An Incense
Beyond Necessity—

Fame of Myself to lack—Although
My Name be else Supreme—
This were an Honor honorless—
A futile Diadem—

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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