This heart that broke so long

This heart that broke so long—
These feet that never flagged—
This faith that watched for star in vain,
Give gently to the dead—

Hound cannot overtake the Hare
That fluttered panting, here—
Nor any schoolboy rob the nest
Tenderness builded there.

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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