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Emily Dickinson - As far from pity, as complaint

As far from pity, as complaint --
As cool to speech -- as stone --
As numb to Revelation
As if my Trade were Bone --

As far from time -- as History --
As near yourself -- Today --
As Children, to the Rainbow's scarf --
Or Sunset's Yellow play

To eyelids in the Sepulchre --
How dumb the Dancer lies --
While Color's Revelations break --
And blaze -- the Butterflies!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 496. As far from pity, as complaint
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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