Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

Give Little Anguish

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Give little Anguish—
Lives will fret—
Give Avalanches—
And they'll slant—
Straighten—look cautious for their Breath—
But make no syllable—like Death—
Who only shows the Marble Disc—
Sublimer sort—than Speech—
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