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Emily Dickinson - My Reward for Being, was This.

My Reward for Being, was This.
My premium -- My Bliss --
An Admiralty, less --
A Sceptre -- penniless --
And Realms -- just Dross --

When Thrones accost my Hands --
With "Me, Miss, Me" --
I'll unroll Thee --
Dominions dowerless -- beside this Grace --
Election -- Vote --
The Ballots of Eternity, will show just that.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 343. My Reward for Being, was This.
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 1 of 1, added on July 20th, 2010 at 12:06 PM.

My only reward in heaven will be the satisfaction from and appreciation for (the grace of) my poetry. (?)

frumpo from United States

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