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Perhaps I Asked Too Large

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)



Perhaps I asked too large --
I take -- no less than skies --
For Earths, grow thick as
Berries, in my native town --

My Basked holds -- just -- Firmaments --
Those -- dangle easy -- on my arm,
But smaller bundles -- Cram.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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