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Emily Dickinson - The Ditch is dear to the Drunken man

The Ditch is dear to the Drunken man
For is it not his Bed --
His Advocate -- his Edifice?
How safe his fallen Head
In her disheveled Sanctity --
Above him is the sky --
Oblivion bending over him
And Honor leagues away.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1645. The Ditch is dear to the Drunken man
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Jul 23 2007
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