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Emily Dickinson (1830–86).  Complete Poems.  1924.

Part One: Life

II


OUR share of night to bear,
Our share of morning,
Our blank in bliss to fill,
Our blank in scorning.
  
Here a star, and there a star,        5
Some lose their way.
Here a mist, and there a mist,
Afterwards—day!

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