Our Lives Are Swiss

Our lives are Swiss --
So still -- so Cool --
Till some odd afternoon
The Alps neglect their Curtains
And we look farther on!

Italy stands the other side!
While like a guard between --
The solemn Alps --
The siren Alps
Forever intervene!

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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