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Emily Dickinson - Knows how to forget!

Knows how to forget!
But could It teach it?
Easiest of Arts, they say
When one learn how

Dull Hearts have died
In the Acquisition
Sacrificed for Science
Is common, though, now --

I went to School
But was not wiser
Globe did not teach it
Nor Logarithm Show

"How to forget"!
Say -- some -- Philosopher!
Ah, to be erudite
Enough to know!

Is it in a Book?
So, I could buy it --
Is it like a Planet?
Telescopes would know --

If it be invention
It must have a Patent.
Rabbi of the Wise Book
Don't you know?

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Knows how to forget! - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 433. Knows how to forget!
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Apr 28 2002

Comment 2 of 2, added on August 1st, 2013 at 1:49 AM.
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where s the analysis ? it is stupid site

done from Canada
Comment 1 of 2, added on August 1st, 2013 at 1:42 AM.
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siva from Australia

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