Emily Dickinson

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

Death Is A Dialogue Between - Poem by Emily Dickinson


Death is a Dialogue between
The Spirit and the Dust.
"Dissolve" says Death—The Spirit "Sir
I have another Trust"—

Death doubts it—Argues from the Ground—
The Spirit turns away
Just laying off for evidence
An Overcoat of Clay.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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