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Consulting summer's clock

Consulting summer’s clock,
But half the hours remain.
I ascertain it with a shock
I shall not look again.
The second half of joy
Is shorter than the first.
The truth I do not dare to know
I muffle with a jest.

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Poem Consulting summer's clock - Emily Dickinson