(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

A Toad Can Die Of Light!

A toad can die of light!
Death is the common right
Of toads and men,--
Of earl and midge
The privilege.
Why swagger then?
The gnat's supremacy
Is large as thine.

by Emily Dickinson

Comments (3)

lashing words on swaggering ego- -good indeed- 10
.....nicely penned musings on life and death ★
hehehe she says swagger!