Summer is shorter than any one —

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Summer is shorter than any one — by Emily Dickinson
1506

Summer is shorter than any one —
Life is shorter than Summer —
Seventy Years is spent as quick
As an only Dollar —

Sorrow — now — is polite — and stays —
See how well we spurn him —
Equally to abhor Delight —
Equally retain him —


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