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Satiety Post by :LindaCaroll Category :Poems Author :Ella Wheeler Wilcox Date :April 2011 Read :1739

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Satiety

To yearn for what we have not had, to sit
With hungry eyes glued on the Future's gate,
Why, that is heaven compared to having it
With all the power gone to appreciate.

Better to wait and yearn, and still to wait,
And die at last with unappeased desire,
Than live to be the jest of such a fate,
For that is my conception of hell-fire.

(The end)
Ella Wheeler Wilcox's poem: Satiety

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