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I Shall Know Why - When Time Is Over

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I shall know why, when Time is over,
And I have ceased to wonder why;
Christ will explain each separate anguish
In the fair schoolroom of the sky.
He will tell me what Peter promised,
And I, for wonder at his woe,
I shall forget the drop of Anguish
That scalds me now, that scalds me now.

Emily Dickinson

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