Emily Dickinson

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

A Transport One Cannot Contain - Poem by Emily Dickinson


A transport one cannot contain
May yet a transport be—
Though God forbid it lift the lid—
Unto its Ecstasy!

A Diagram—of Rapture!
A sixpence at a Show—
With Holy Ghosts in Cages!
The Universe would go!

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  • Rookie - 187 Points Angelina Holmes (5/5/2014 7:30:00 PM)

    Beautifully written.... :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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