Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

'Tis Little I—could Care For Pearls -

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'Tis little I—could care for Pearls—
Who own the ample sea—
Or Brooches—when the Emperor—
With Rubies—pelteth me—

Or Gold—who am the Prince of Mines—
Or Diamonds—when have I
A Diadem to fit a Dom—
Continual upon me—
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