Must be a Woe —
A loss or so —
To bend the eye
Best Beauty’s way —

But — once aslant
It notes Delight
As difficult
As Stalactite

A Common Bliss
Were had for less —
The price — is
Even as the Grace —

Our lord — thought no
To pay — a Cross —

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Must be a Woe —

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