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Emily Dickinson - We thirst at first -- 'tis Nature's Act --

We thirst at first -- 'tis Nature's Act --
And later -- when we die --
A little Water supplicate --
Of fingers going by --

It intimates the finer want --
Whose adequate supply
Is that Great Water in the West --
Termed Immortality --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 726. We thirst at first -- 'tis Nature's Act --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Dec 8 2011
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