Except to Heaven - she is nought. Except for Angels - lone. Except to some wide-wandering Bee - A flower superfluous - blown. Except for winds - provincial - Except for Butterflies Unnoticed as a single dew That on the Acre lies - The smallest Housewife in the grass - Yet take her from the lawn And somebody has lost the face That made Existence - Home - Emily
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