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POTD: Life 124

Day 1. Today’s poem of the day is Life cxxiv.

Remembrance has a rear and a front,—
‘T is something like a house;
It has a garret also
For refuse and the mouse,

Besides, the deepest cellar
That ever mason hewed;
Look to it, by its fathoms
Ourselves be not pursued.1

  1. Emily Dickinson. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Little, Brown, and Company. (1929)