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I noticed people disappeared

by Emily Dickinson, 1891

I noticed people disappeared,
When but a little child, —
Supposed they visited remote,
Or settled regions wild.

Now know I they both visited
And settled regions wild,
But did because they died, — a fact
Withheld the little child!

Published in Poems by Emily Dickinson: Second Series

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