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Emily Dickinson - A little Dog that wags his tail

A little Dog that wags his tail
And knows no other joy
Of such a little Dog am I
Reminded by a Boy

Who gambols all the living Day
Without an earthly cause
Because he is a little Boy
I honestly suppose --

The Cat that in the Corner dwells
Her martial Day forgot
The Mouse but a Tradition now
Of her desireless Lot

Another class remind me
Who neither please nor play
But not to make a "bit of noise"
Beseech each little Boy --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1185. A little Dog that wags his tail
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: May 10 2002

Comment 3 of 3, added on August 4th, 2014 at 3:57 PM.
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8YaqwC Thanks so much for the article post.Thanks Again. Keep writing.

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Comment 2 of 3, added on August 3rd, 2014 at 2:33 PM.
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EfNyiR Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic post.Much thanks again. Great.

matzcrorkz from Georgia, Republic of
Comment 1 of 3, added on June 1st, 2007 at 6:40 PM.

fresh and tender; captures the insouciance of little boyhood - there is no sweeter being than a young man before he knows the world.

mary from United States

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