Life CXI. a door just opened on a street (953)

Part One: Life

A DOOR just opened on a street—
  I, lost, was passing by—
An instant’s width of warmth disclosed,
  And wealth, and company.
The door as sudden shut, and I,
  I, lost, was passing by,—
Lost doubly, but by contrast most,
  Enlightening misery
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