It knew no lapse, nor Diminuation

It knew no lapse, nor Diminuation—
But large—serene—
Burned on—until through Dissolution—
It failed from Men—

I could not deem these Planetary forces
Annulled—
But suffered an Exchange of Territory—
Or World—

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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