poems from dickinson to thomas niles

How happy is the little Stone
That rambles in the Road alone,
And does'nt care about Careers
And Exigencies never fears -
Whose Coat of elemental Brown
A passing Universe put on,
And independent as the Sun
Associates or glows alone,
Fulfilling absolute Decree
In casual simplicity -

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