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Emily Dickinson - An honest Tear

An honest Tear
Is durabler than Bronze --
This Cenotaph
May each that dies --

Reared by itself --
No Deputy suffice --
Gratitude bears
When Obelisk decays

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1192. An honest Tear
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Sep 7 2013

Comment 1 of 1, added on February 28th, 2005 at 10:28 PM.

this poem is beautiful it has so much meaning to it!

Teresa Dickinson from United States

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