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Emily Dickinson - Consulting summer's clock,

Consulting summer's clock,
But half the hours remain.
I ascertain it with a shock --
I shall not look again.
The second half of joy
Is shorter than the first.
The truth I do not dare to know
I muffle with a jest.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1715. Consulting summer's clock,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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