The heart asks pleasure first, if it should bethe will of its Inquisitor, excuse from pain;And then, And then, those little anodynesThat deaden suffering;And then, to go to sleep;And then, The liberty to die. Generally considered among the greatest American poets, Emily Dickinson has been read, studied, and admired by generations of literature students and poetry lovers.
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This american classic is reprinted here from the authoritative 1915 edition. In these pages, no less than 214 individual voices are heard — some in no more than a dozen moving lines. In spoon river anthology, the american poet edgar lee masters 1869–1950 created a series of compelling free-verse monologues in which former citizens of a mythical Midwestern town speak touchingly from the grave of the thwarted hopes and dream of their lives.
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