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Dec 2018
Much madness
is divinest sense –

An eye that hath discerned the severest madness,
according to Emily’s judicious eyes, hath much sense –

The starker lunacy
be equated to divinity –

‘Tis common, unwritten law that we assent common beliefs
And ‘tis uncommon beliefs that common law demurs –

In this, as all overcome,
The stoic few as she will come –

Sanity hath common sanction
Or, you’re forthwith a risk –

Touched by a chain
And bound in shame –
A  tribute to the famous poet Emily Dickinson. I chose the poem "Much Madness is Divinest Sense," authored by her. You will find references to the original piece, but I put my own little wordplay on it with rhyming. Enjoy!
Daniel Long
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Daniel Long  31/M/Massachusetts
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