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Emily Dickinson - I worked for chaff and earning Wheat

I worked for chaff and earning Wheat
Was haughty and betrayed.
What right had Fields to arbitrate
In matters ratified?

I tasted Wheat and hated Chaff
And thanked the ample friend --
Wisdom is more becoming viewed
At distance than at hand.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1269. I worked for chaff and earning Wheat
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Sep 2 2005

Comment 1 of 1, added on September 2nd, 2005 at 8:34 PM.

I THOUGHT THE POEM WAS GREAT.YOU DID A GOOD JOB IN WRITTING IT.

SABRINA FONSECA from United States

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