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Emily Dickinson - Rather arid delight

Rather arid delight
If Contentment accrue
Make an abstemious Ecstasy
Not so good as joy --

But Rapture's Expense
Must not be incurred
With a tomorrow knocking
And the Rent unpaid --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1679. Rather arid delight
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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