We outgrow love, like other things

Emily Dickinson 1830 (Amherst) – 1886 (Amherst)



We outgrow love, like other things
And put it in the Drawer—
Till it an Antique fashion shows—
Like Costumes Grandsires wore.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABCB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 134
Words 24
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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