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Emily Dickinson - I took one Draught of Life --

I took one Draught of Life --
I'll tell you what I paid --
Precisely an existence --
The market price, they said.

They weighed me, Dust by Dust --
They balanced Film with Film,
Then handed me my Being's worth --
A single Dram of Heaven!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1725. I took one Draught of Life --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Apr 4 2012
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