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Emily Dickinson - The Heart asks Pleasure -- first --

The Heart asks Pleasure -- first --
And then -- Excuse from Pain --
And then -- those little Anodyness
That deaden suffering --

And then -- to go to sleep --
And then -- if it should be
The will of its Inquisitor
The privilege to die --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 536. The Heart asks Pleasure -- first --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Aug 21 2004

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