Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar
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poem: Much Madness is divinest Sense - (620)

- Emily Dickinson


Much Madness is divinest Sense -
To a discerning Eye -
Much Sense - the starkest Madness -
’Tis the Majority
In this, as all, prevail -
Assent - and you are sane -
Demur - you’re straightway dangerous -
And handled with a Chain -
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