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Emily Dickinson - Give little Anguish

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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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 310. Give little Anguish
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Dec 2 2002

Comment 2 of 2, added on July 11th, 2010 at 5:36 PM.

How deep hurts affect us.

frumpo from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on January 29th, 2010 at 4:43 AM.

I have no idea what this poem means and I need help for my english class. If anyone understands this let me know. Thanks!

Lara from Canada

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