To hang our head—ostensibly

To hang our head—ostensibly—
And subsequent, to find
That such was not the posture
Of our immortal mind—

Affords the sly presumption
That in so dense a fuzz—
You—too—take Cobweb attitudes
Upon a plane of Gauze!

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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