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Emily Dickinson - Because 'twas Riches I could own,

Because 'twas Riches I could own,
Myself had earned it -- Me,
I knew the Dollars by their names --
It feels like Poverty

An Earldom out of sight to hold,
An Income in the Air,
Possession -- has a sweeter chink
Unto a Miser's Ear --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1093. Because 'twas Riches I could own,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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