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Emily Dickinson - Who never wanted -- maddest Joy

Who never wanted -- maddest Joy
Remains to him unknown --
The Banquet of Abstemiousness
Defaces that of Wine --

Within its reach, though yet ungrasped
Desire's perfect Goal --
No nearer -- lest the Actual --
Should disentrall thy soul --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1430. Who never wanted -- maddest Joy
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Sep 7 2002
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