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Emily Dickinson - Fame is a fickle food

Fame is a fickle food
Upon a shifting plate
Whose table once a
Guest but not
The second time is set.

Whose crumbs the crows inspect
And with ironic caw
Flap past it to the
Farmer's Corn --
Men eat of it and die.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1659. Fame is a fickle food
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 78 of 78, added on September 3rd, 2015 at 8:30 AM.

9fHTQd This rather good phrase is necessary just by the way

michael crork from Israel
Comment 77 of 78, added on April 7th, 2015 at 12:45 PM.

mzi31M There is apparently a bundle to realize about this. I think you made certain good points in features also.

nick crorkz from Italy
Comment 76 of 78, added on April 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM.

KLyG7Y Awsome site! I am loving it!! Will be back later to read some more. I am taking your feeds also.

nick crorkz from Nicaragua

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