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Emily Dickinson - Lad of Athens, faithful be

Lad of Athens, faithful be
To Thyself,
And Mystery --
All the rest is Perjury --

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1768. Lad of Athens, faithful be
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
Poem of the Day: Feb 10 2017

Comment 1 of 1, added on November 3rd, 2010 at 7:38 AM.

The poem is telling us we should follow the dictates of our heart or conscience, and believe in the magic of the mystery of life, of the unknown, fate. I like that!

Joaquim Parcerisas from Spain

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