To Learn The Transport By Emily Dickinson

To learn the Transport by the Pain As Blind Men learn the sun! To die of thirst — suspecting That Brooks in Meadows run! To…

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To Interrupt His Yellow By Emily Dickinson

To interrupt His Yellow Plan The Sun does not allow Caprices of the Atmosphere — And even when the Snow Heaves Balls of Specks, like…

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To Know Just How He By Emily Dickinson

To know just how He suffered — would be dear — To know if any Human eyes were near To whom He could entrust His…

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This Is The Place They By Emily Dickinson

This is the place they hoped before, Where I am hoping now. The seed of disappointment grew Within a capsule gay, Too distant to arrest…

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To Lose One’s Faith By Emily Dickinson

To lose one’s faith — surpass The loss of an Estate — Because Estates can be Replenished — faith cannot — Inherited with Life —…

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The Way To Know The By Emily Dickinson

The Way to know the Bobolink From every other Bird Precisely as the Joy of him — Obliged to be inferred. Of impudent Habiliment Attired…

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This Me That Walks By Emily Dickinson

This Me — that walks and works — must die, Some fair or stormy Day, Adversity if it may be Or wild prosperity The Rumor’s…

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This Is My Letter To The World By Emily Dickinson

This is my letter to the world, That never wrote to me, The simple news that Nature told, With tender majesty. Her message is committed…

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The Way I Read A By Emily Dickinson

The Way I read a Letter’s — this — ‘Tis first — I lock the Door — And push it with my fingers — next…

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There Is An Arid By Emily Dickinson

There is an arid Pleasure — As different from Joy — As Frost is different from Dew — Like element — are they — Yet…

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There Is A Solitude Of By Emily Dickinson

There is a solitude of space A solitude of sea A solitude of death, but these Society shall be Compared with that profounder site That…

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The Well Upon The Brook By Emily Dickinson

The Well upon the Brook Were foolish to depend — Let Brooks — renew of Brooks — But Wells — of failless Ground! ~ –…

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We Shun It Ere It Comes, By Emily Dickinson

We shun it ere it comes, Afraid of Joy, Then sue it to delay And lest it fly, Beguile it more and more — May…

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Were It But Me That By Emily Dickinson

Were it but Me that gained the Height — Were it but They, that failed! How many things the Dying play Might they but live,…

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Wert Thou But Ill By Emily Dickinson

Wert Thou but ill — that I might show thee How long a Day I could endure Though thine attention stop not on me Nor…

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Were Natural Mortal Lady By Emily Dickinson

Were natural mortal lady Who had so little time To pack her trunk and order The great exchange of clime — How rapid, how momentous…

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Were It To Be The Last By Emily Dickinson

Were it to be the last How infinite would be What we did not suspect was marked — Our final interview. ~ – Emily Dickinson

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We Thirst At First By Emily Dickinson

We thirst at first — ’tis Nature’s Act — And later — when we die — A little Water supplicate — Of fingers going by…

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We Talked With Each By Emily Dickinson

We talked with each other about each other Though neither of us spoke — We were listening to the seconds’ Races And the Hoofs of…

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Went Up A Year This By Emily Dickinson

Went up a year this evening! I recollect it well! Amid no bells nor bravoes The bystanders will tell! Cheerful — as to the village…

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We’ll Pass Without The By Emily Dickinson

We’ll pass without the parting So to spare Certificate of Absence — Deeming where I left Her I could find Her If I tried —…

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We Wear Our Sober By Emily Dickinson

We wear our sober Dresses when we die, But Summer, frilled as for a Holiday Adjourns her sigh — ~ – Emily Dickinson

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We Shun Because We Prize By Emily Dickinson

We shun because we prize her Face Lest sight’s ineffable disgrace Our Adoration stain ~ – Emily Dickinson

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We Talked As Girls Do By Emily Dickinson

We talked as Girls do — Fond, and late — We speculated fair, on every subject, but the Grave — Of ours, none affair —…

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We See Comparatively By Emily Dickinson

We see — Comparatively — The Thing so towering high We could not grasp its segment Unaided — Yesterday — This Morning’s finer Verdict —…

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We Never Know We Go When By Emily Dickinson

We never know we go when we are going — We jest and shut the Door — Fate — following — behind us bolts it…

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We Should Not Mind So By Emily Dickinson

We should not mind so small a flower — Except it quiet bring Our little garden that we lost Back to the Lawn again. So…

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We Send The Wave To Find By Emily Dickinson

We send the Wave to find the Wave — An Errand so divine, The Messenger enamored too, Forgetting to return, We make the wise distinction…

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We Miss A Kinsman More By Emily Dickinson

We miss a Kinsman more When warranted to see Than when withheld of Oceans From possibility A Furlong than a League Inflicts a pricklier pain,…

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We Shall Find The Cube By Emily Dickinson

We shall find the Cube of the Rainbow. Of that, there is no doubt. But the Arc of a Lover’s conjecture Eludes the finding out….

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We Pray To Heaven By Emily Dickinson

We pray — to Heaven — We prate — of Heaven — Relate — when Neighbors die — At what o’clock to heaven — they…

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We Play At Paste By Emily Dickinson

We play at Paste — Till qualified, for Pearl — Then, drop the Paste — And deem ourself a fool — The Shapes — though…

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We Miss Her, Not Because By Emily Dickinson

We miss Her, not because We see — The Absence of an Eye — Except its Mind accompany Abridge Society As slightly as the Routes…

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We Outgrow Love, Like By Emily Dickinson

We outgrow love, like other things And put it in the Drawer — Till it an Antique fashion shows — Like Costumes Grandsires wore. ~…

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We Never Know How High By Emily Dickinson

We never know how high we are Till we are asked to rise And then if we are true to plan Our statures touch the…

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We Met As Sparks By Emily Dickinson

We met as Sparks — Diverging Flints Sent various — scattered ways — We parted as the Central Flint Were cloven with an Adze —…

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We Knew Not That We Were By Emily Dickinson

We knew not that we were to live — Nor when — we are to die — Our ignorance — our cuirass is — We…

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We Learn It In By Emily Dickinson

We learn it in Retreating How vast an one Was recently among us — A Perished Sun Endear in the departure How doubly more Than…

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We Can But Follow To The By Emily Dickinson

We can but follow to the Sun — As oft as He go down He leave Ourselves a Sphere behind — ‘Tis mostly — following…

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We Lose Because We By Emily Dickinson

We lose — because we win — Gamblers — recollecting which Toss their dice again! ~ – Emily Dickinson

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We Like March. By Emily Dickinson

We like March. His Shoes are Purple — He is new and high — Makes he Mud for Dog and Peddler. Makes he Forests dry….

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We Like A Hairbreadth By Emily Dickinson

We like a Hairbreadth ‘scape It tingles in the Mind Far after Act or Accident Like paragraphs of Wind If we had ventured less The…

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We Dream It Is Good By Emily Dickinson

We dream — it is good we are dreaming — It would hurt us — were we awake — But since it is playing —…

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We Learned The Whole Of By Emily Dickinson

We learned the Whole of Love — The Alphabet — the Words — A Chapter — then the mighty Book — Then — Revelation closed…

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We Don’t Cry Tim And By Emily Dickinson

We don’t cry — Tim and I, We are far too grand — But we bolt the door tight To prevent a friend — Then…

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We Introduce Ourselves By Emily Dickinson

We introduce ourselves To Planets and to Flowers But with ourselves Have etiquettes Embarrassments And awes ~ – Emily Dickinson

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We Do Not Know The Time By Emily Dickinson

We do not know the time we lose — The awful moment is And takes its fundamental place Among the certainties — A firm appearance…

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We Grow Accustomed To By Emily Dickinson

We grow accustomed to the Dark — When light is put away — As when the Neighbor holds the Lamp To witness her Goodbye —…

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We Do Not Play On Graves By Emily Dickinson

We do not play on Graves — Because there isn’t Room — Besides — it isn’t even — it slants And People come — And…

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We Cover Thee Sweet By Emily Dickinson

We Cover Thee — Sweet Face — Not that We tire of Thee — But that Thyself fatigue of Us — Remember — as Thou…

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Victory Comes Late By Emily Dickinson

Victory comes late — And is held low to freezing lips — Too rapt with frost To take it — How sweet it would have…

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Warm In Her Hand These By Emily Dickinson

Warm in her Hand these accents lie While faithful and afar The Grace so awkward for her sake Its fond subjection wear — ~ –…

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Water Makes Many Beds By Emily Dickinson

Water makes many Beds For those averse to sleep — Its awful chamber open stands — Its Curtains blandly sweep — Abhorrent is the Rest…

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We Bee And I Live By Emily Dickinson

We — Bee and I — live by the quaffing — ‘Tisn’t all Hock — with us — Life has its Ale — But it’s…

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Wait Till The Majesty Of By Emily Dickinson

Wait till the Majesty of Death Invests so mean a brow! Almost a powdered Footman Might dare to touch it now! Wait till in Everlasting…

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Water, Is Taught By By Emily Dickinson

Water, is taught by thirst. Land — by the Oceans passed. Transport — by throe — Peace — by its battles told — Love, by…

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Volcanoes Be In Sicily By Emily Dickinson

Volcanoes be in Sicily And South America I judge from my Geography — Volcanos nearer here A Lava step at any time Am I inclined…

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Upon The Gallows Hung A By Emily Dickinson

Upon the gallows hung a wretch, Too sullied for the hell To which the law entitled him. As nature’s curtain fell The one who bore…

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Upon A Lilac Sea By Emily Dickinson

Upon a Lilac Sea To toss incessantly His Plush Alarm Who fleeing from the Spring The Spring avenging fling To Dooms of Balm ~ –…

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Upon His Saddle Sprung A By Emily Dickinson

Upon his Saddle sprung a Bird And crossed a thousand Trees Before a Fence without a Fare His Fantasy did please And then he lifted…

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