Undue Significance a starving man attaches

Undue Significance a starving man attaches
To Food—
Far off—He sighs—and therefore—Hopeless—
And therefore—Good—

Partaken- ;it relieves—indeed—
But proves us
That Spices fly
In the Receipt—It was the Distance—
Was Savory—

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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