"They have not chosen me," he said,

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"They have not chosen me," he said, by Emily Dickinson
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"They have not chosen me," he said,
"But I have chosen them!"
Brave — Broken hearted statement —
Uttered in Bethlehem!

I could not have told it,
But since Jesus dared —
Sovereign! Know a Daisy
They dishonor shared!


Poetry by Emily Dickinson (edit list):
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This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.