Impossibility, like Wine

Impossibility, like Wine
Exhilarates the Man
Who tastes it; Possibility
Is flavorless—Combine

A Chance's faintest Tincture
And in the former Dram
Enchantment makes ingredient
As certainly as Doom—

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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