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Emily Dickinson - Talk with prudence to a Beggar

Talk with prudence to a Beggar
Of "Potose," and the mines!
Reverently, to the Hungry
Of your viands, and your wines!

Cautious, hint to any Captive
You have passed enfranchised feet!
Anecdotes of air in Dungeons
Have sometimes proved deadly sweet!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 119. Talk with prudence to a Beggar
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: May 1 2002
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