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The Props assist the House by Emily Dickinson | Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 28th, 2015

Episode 289 of 788 episodes

The Props assist the House Until the House is built And then the Props withdraw And adequate, erect, The House support itself And cease to recollect The Auger and the Carpenter— Just such a retrospect Hath the perfected Life— A past of Plank and Nail And slowness—then the Scaffolds drop Affirming it a Soul.

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