Emily Dickinson Quote

The Heart asks Pleasure — first —
And then — Excuse from Pain—
And then — those little Anodynes
That deaden suffering —
And then — to go to sleep —
And then — if it should be
The will of its Inquisitor
The privilege to die —.


The Pocket Emily Dickinson (2009 edition), Shambhala Publications - ISBN: 9781590307007

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The Heart asks Pleasure — first — And then — Excuse from Pain— And then — those little Anodynes That deaden suffering — And then — to...

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The Heart asks Pleasure — first — And then — Excuse from Pain— And then — those little Anodynes That deaden suffering — And then — to...

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The Heart asks Pleasure — first — And then — Excuse from Pain— And then — those little Anodynes That deaden suffering — And then — to...

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