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Emily Dickinson - It is an honorable Thought

It is an honorable Thought
And make One lift One's Hat
As One met sudden Gentlefolk
Upon a daily Street

That We've immortal Place
Though Pyramids decay
And Kingdoms, like the Orchard
Flit Russetly away

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It is an honorable Thought - Comments and Information

Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 946. It is an honorable Thought
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Feb 12 2008

Comment 1 of 1, added on December 4th, 2011 at 9:37 PM.
Memories are immortal

I think that this poem refers to the idea that memories are immortal, unlike pyramids that crumble and kingdoms that rot.

Roxy from United States

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