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Emily Dickinson - How soft this Prison is

How soft this Prison is
How sweet these sullen bars
No Despot but the King of Down
Invented this repose

Of Fate if this is All
Has he no added Realm
A Dungeon but a Kinsman is
Incarceration -- Home.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1334. How soft this Prison is
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Nov 3 2011

Comment 1 of 1, added on March 20th, 2005 at 5:47 PM.

I think this poem is about her father and how emily and her brother and sisters had to act. I like this poem.

Kit-cat from United States

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