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Tell all the truth but tell it slant — by Emily Dickinson | Sunday, May 22, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 22nd, 2016

Episode 592 of 786 episodes

Tell all the truth but tell it slant — Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth’s superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind —

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