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When a Lover is a Beggar
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

When a Lover is a Beggar

Poem By Emily Dickinson

When a Lover is a Beggar
Abject is his Knee -
When a Lover is an Owner
Different is he -

What he begged is then the Beggar -
Oh disparity -
Bread of Heaven resents bestowal
Like an obloquy -

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Bread of Heaven resents bestowal Like an obloquy -.....these lines touch the heart....because it speaks the truth...superb beyond rating-
..............a poem with an interesting theme....and nicely penned ★


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