Gratitude—is not the mention

Gratitude—is not the mention
Of a Tenderness,
But its still appreciation
Out of Plumb of Speech.

When the Sea return no Answer
By the Line and Lead
Proves it there's no Sea, or rather
A remoter Bed?

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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