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Emily Dickinson - To lose thee -- sweeter than to gain

To lose thee -- sweeter than to gain
All other hearts I knew.
'Tis true the drought is destitute,
But then, I had the dew!

The Caspian has its realms of sand,
Its other realm of sea.
Without the sterile perquisite,
No Caspian could be.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1754. To lose thee -- sweeter than to gain
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Feb 26 2012

Comment 1 of 1, added on January 27th, 2006 at 1:41 AM.

Does anyone understand the second stanza about the Caspian? I don't.

Beej from United States

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