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Emily Dickinson - The reticent volcano keeps

The reticent volcano keeps
His never slumbering plan --
Confided are his projects pink
To no precarious man.

If nature will not tell the tale
Jehovah told to her
Can human nature not survive
Without a listener?

Admonished by her buckled lips
Let every babbler be
The only secret people keep
Is Immortality.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1748. The reticent volcano keeps
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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