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"
- by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), no title [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- by Lori Laitman (b. 1955), "They might not need me", from Days and Nights, no. 2. [text verified 1 time]
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