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Emily Dickinson - We knew not that we were to live --

We knew not that we were to live --
Nor when -- we are to die --
Our ignorance -- our cuirass is --
We wear Mortality
As lightly as an Option Gown
Till asked to take it off --
By his intrusion, God is known --
It is the same with Life --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1462. We knew not that we were to live --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jun 23 2010
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