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Neither the feeling nor the style of Miss Dickinson belongs to the seventeenth century; yet between her and Donne there are remark ...
Although there was a great deal of invention in Whitman's revolutionary work, he built upon a foundation that was already clear, d ...
You who desired so much--in vain to ask--
Yet fed your hunger like an endless task,
And he unrolled his feathers
And rowed him softer home--
A Bird came down the Walk--
He did not know I saw--
He bit an Angleworm in halves
He ate and drank the precious Words,
His Spirit grew robust;
Decades of Arrogance between
The Dial life--
And Him--
A Clock stopped--
Not the Mantel's--
After great pain, a formal feeling comes--
The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs--
This is the Hour of Lead--
Remembered, if outlived,
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