When One has given up One's life

When One has given up One's life
The parting with the rest
Feels easy, as when Day lets go
Entirely the West

The Peaks, that lingered last
Remain in Her regret
As scarcely as the Iodine
Upon the Cataract.

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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