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Poem by Emily Elizabeth Dickinson


A Book


He ate and drank the precious words,
His spirit grew robust;
He knew no more that he was poor,
Nor that his frame was dust.
He danced along the dingy days,
And this bequest of wings
Was but a book. What liberty
A loosened spirit brings!



Emily Elizabeth Dickinson


Emily Elizabeth Dickinson's other poems:
  1. Renunciation
  2. The Pedigree of Honey
  3. The Sea of Sunset
  4. Dare You See a Soul
  5. In Vain


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