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Emily Dickinson - I am afraid to own a Body --

I am afraid to own a Body --
I am afraid to own a Soul --
Profound -- precarious Property --
Possession, not optional --

Double Estate -- entailed at pleasure
Upon an unsuspecting Heir --
Duke in a moment of Deathlessness
And God, for a Frontier.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1090. I am afraid to own a Body --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Aug 3 2002

Comment 1 of 1, added on June 11th, 2007 at 9:24 AM.

I need a woman for making

ALi from Iran

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