by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

They might not need me ‑‑ yet they might
Language: English 
They might not need [me -- yet]1 they might --
I'll let my [Heart]2 be just in sight --
A smile so small as mine might be
Precisely their necessity --

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1 Laitman: "me; but"
2 Laitman: "head"

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This text was added to the website: 2009-05-31
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Word count: 27