I measure every Grief I meet
I measure every Grief I meet Quotes
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I could not tell the Date of Mine—It feels so old a pain— (7-8)
I measure every Grief I meet With narrow, probing, Eyes—I wonder if It weighs like Mine—Or has an Easier size. (1-4)
And whether—could They choose between—It would not be—to die— (11-12)
I wonder if They bore it long—Or did it just begin— (5-6)