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Emily Dickinson 



[1859]






To venerate the simple days
Which lead the seasons by–
Needs but to remember
That from you or I,
They may take the trifle
Termed mortality!

To invest existence with a stately air–
Needs but to remember
That the Acorn there
Is the egg of forests
For the upper Air!



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