Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

A nearness to Tremendousness


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A nearness to Tremendousness—
An Agony procures—
Affliction ranges Boundlessness—
Vicinity to Laws

Contentment's quiet Suburb—
Affliction cannot stay
In Acres—Its Location
Is Illocality—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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