Emily Dickinson

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

Elysium Is As Far As To - Poem by Emily Dickinson

Elysium is as far as to
The very nearest Room
If in that Room a Friend await
Felicity or Doom--

What fortitude the Soul contains
That it can so endure
The accent of a coming Foot--
The opening of a Door--


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  • Gold Star - 15,578 Points John Westlake (10/18/2014 3:35:00 AM)

    Interesting write. It seems to work even in the present day (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 14, 2001

Poem Edited: Monday, May 14, 2001


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