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The Heart Asks Pleasure First Post by :monica_sowe Category :Poems Author :Emily Dickinson Date :May 2011 Read :3773

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The Heart Asks Pleasure First

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 liberty to die.





(The end)
Emily Dickinson's poem: Heart Asks Pleasure First

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