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When a Lover is a Beggar

When a Lover is a Beggar

When a Lover is a Beggar
Abject is his Knee
When a Lover is an Owner
Different is he

What he begged is then the Beggar
Oh disparity
Bread of Heaven resents bestowal
Like an obloquy



Poem When a Lover is a Beggar - Emily Dickinson