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Emily Dickinson - At leisure is the Soul

At leisure is the Soul
That gets a Staggering Blow --
The Width of Life -- before it spreads
Without a thing to do --

It begs you give it Work --
But just the placing Pins --
Or humblest Patchwork -- Children do --
To Help its Vacant Hands --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 618. At leisure is the Soul
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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