Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Fame Of Myself, To Justify

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Fame of Myself, to justify,
All other Plaudit be
Superfluous—An Incense
Beyond Necessity—

Fame of Myself to lack—Although
My Name be else Supreme—
This were an Honor honorless—
A futile Diadem—
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